FAYETEVILLE, AR (Nov. 6) - The University of Houston swimming and diving team split a pair of meets against Arkansas and NCAA Division II power Drury College Friday evening in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Cougars defeated Drury 60-44 but fell to host Arkansas 70-34 to move to 2-2 in dual meets in the early season.
The Cougars were paced in the meet by two of its international standouts in junior Jelena Matovic and true freshman Jessica Blake. Blake, a native of Ontario, Canada, won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:05.50. Matovic, who hails from Belgrade, Serbia, won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:10.83.
The Houston swimming and diving team will be back in action on Saturday, November 13, with a road meet at Texas A&M. The meet in the Aggie Swim Center begins at 1:00 p.m.
UH Times/Scores (vs. Arkansas & Drury)
400-Medley Relay: 3:58.75 Jessica Blake, Stacey Ebeling, Chrisry Milstead, Falon Hopkins 4:09.59 Deifra Thomas, Elizabeth Boyce, Erin Combs, Cindy Wolf 200-Freestyle: 1:58.83 Elissa Nelson 1:59.49 Jelena Matovic 200-Butterfly: 2:09.34 Christy Milstead 2:15.45 Susie Carnett 2:21.84 Linda Osborne 50-Freestyle: 24.81 Falon Hopkins 24.95 Danielle Ruggiano 1-Meter Dving: 260.10 Yolanda Hernandez-Casas 227.35 Christy Christensen 100-Freestyle: 53.93 Mandy Harms 54.55 Stacey Ebeling 200-Backstroke: 2:05.50 Jessica Blake 2:12.07 Deidra Thomas 2:18.26 Stephanie Kimble 200- Breaststroke: 2:29.74 Angela Sanchez 2:30.33 Elizabeth Boyce 3-Meter Diving: 274.85 Christy Christensen 265.30 Yolanda Hernandez-Casas 500-Freestyle: 5:09.55 Elissa Nelson 5:25.30 Agustina Foglietta 5:27.84 April Dodd 200-Individual Medley: 2:10.83 Jelena Matovic 2:14.68 Christy Milstead 200-Free Relay: 1:38.30 Mandy Harms, Jessica Blake, Stacey Ebeling, Falon Hopkins 1:42.97 Deidra Thomas, Cindy Wolf, Danielle Ruggiano, Erin Combs