Oct. 23, 1999
PULLMAN, WASH. — The Florida State women’s swim team went 1-1 this weekend in a tri-meet with the Washington State Cougars and Minnesota Golden Gophers in Pullman, Wash. The Lady Seminoles topped Washington State 48-46 and fell to Minnesota 54-41.
Liska Dedekind, Kristen Keelan, Kathleen McCubbins and Christine Williams started the meet with a second place finish in the 400 Medley Relay (3:52.30) before the Lady Seminoles won three events in a row. Junior Tanya Gurr won the 200 Free in a time of 1:53.16 with Christy Cech winning the 50 Free (24.06) and senior Anne Blachford winning the 200 IM (2:07.35). Freshman Shannon Goff took the 4th spot in the 200 Fly (2:08.54) before Cech added a win in the 100 Free (51.95) with Gurr finishing third in the event (52.85). Sophomore Amber Goodwin added points with a win in the 200 Back (2:05.51) with Betsy Bagy finishing 5th in the event (2:07.15). Freshman Leah Lane took the 5th spot in the 500 Free (5:15.15) followed by a second place finish from Keryn Krenauw in the 200 Breast (2:19.18) with Keelan finishing 5th in the event (2:26.94).
FSU went into the 400 Free Relay nine points behind the Cougars but the team of Blachford, Karin Holmstedt, Gurr and Cech brought in the deciding points with a win in the 400 Free Relay in a time of 3:27.85 to give the Lady Seminoles a win over Washington State. FSU also took the 4th and 5th place finishes in the event.
The Lady Seminoles are 3-1 on the season. Florida State will return to action on Saturday, October 30 as the men’s and women’s teams host the Auburn Tigers at 11:00am.