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UCSB Fall to Aggies On The Road

Photo by Jeff Liang
Photo by Jeff Liang

DAVIS, Calif.- The UC Santa Barbara women's swim (5-2) suffered its second loss of the season Friday afternoon on the road at UC Davis 163-130. The Aggies edged out the Gauchos, winning nine of the 14 events as well as the one and three meter diving events.

UCSB took the 400 Free Relay swam by Reagan Nibarger, Hannah Joseph, Tyryn Empremsilapa, and Samantha Banos and touched in at 3:30.34. Banos won all her individual events: 200 Free (1:53.20), 200 Fly (2:03.72), and 400 IM (4:24.25). Joseph also came in second in the 50 Free (24.16) while Empremsilapa contributed a third place finish in the 100 Fly (57.30).

Other individual placers include Ashley Ray and Silvia Faraboschi finishing first and second in the 100 Breast with times of 1:04.04 and 1:05.08 respectively. Ray also came in second in the 200 Breast (2:21.93) and tied for third in the 50 Free after touching in at 24.19.

Additionally, the Gauchos shined in the distance events with Cami Collins taking first in the 1000 Free (10:23.60) and Maelynn Lawrence in the 500 Free (5:08.15). Lawrence also finished second in the 200 Fly (2:05.00) and third in the 400 IM (4:29.79).

Swim will return to competition tomorrow, January 20 to take on the Pacific Tigers.