Splitting The Cougars
Samuel Lameynardie swam on one of UNLV's winning relays against the Cougars.
Samuel Lameynardie swam on one of UNLV's winning relays against the Cougars.

Nov. 9, 2013

PROVO, Utah (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV men's and women's swimming and diving teams split a dual meet at BYU on Saturday afternoon, as the No. 25/18 Rebel men evened their record at 2-2 with a 160-140 win, while the UNLV women (0-4) were handed a 198-102 setback.

In the men's meet, the Rebels won a total of 11 events, paced by triple-event winner Giacomo Gremizzi. The senior claimed first place finishes in the 200 free (1:40.17), the 200 breast (2:04.88) and in the 200 IM (1:50.14). Matt Roe claimed both distance events, posting winning times of 4:40.87 in the 500 free and 9:45.68 in the 1000 free. Single event winners for the Rebels included David Szele in the 100 breast (56.45), Balint Batka (1:49.62), Dillon Virva in the 50 free (20.18) and Tom Paco-Pedroni (46.33).

The Rebels swept both relays, winning the opening event, the 200 medley relay, in a time of 1:30.49. Henrique Machado, Szele, Virva and Paco-Pedroni made up that first relay squad. Samuel Lameynardie, Dylan Tarazona, JR Deem and Guilherme Passos won the day's final event, the 400 free relay with a time of 3:03.00.

UNLV's women were led by Julia Fehervari and Jessica Heim, who won four of the five free events. Fehervari won sprint events, taking the 50 free in 23.98, and added a first place swim in the 100 free in 52.48. Heim meanwhile was first in both the 200 (1:53.46) and the 500 (5:07.82) free events. Jessica Wong added a fifth win for UNLV, coming first in the 200 back (2:05.69).



The next action for the UNLV squads will be on Nov. 21-23 at the UNLV Fall Invitational, held on the UNLV campus inside Buchanan Natatorium.
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