Rebels Split At Utah
Nov. 12, 2005
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. - The UNLV men's and women's swimming and diving teams split a Mountain West Conference dual meet at Utah on Saturday afternoon, with the men posting a 130-111 win, while the Rebel women fell by a score of 148-95.
The Rebels claimed the men's meet thanks to two relay wins, and another dominating performance by freshman Johan Claar. For the third time in four meets this season, Claar won the 500 free (4:42.58), the 1000 free (9:44.73), and the 200 fly (1:54.10), and the three wins gives him 11 first places out of 12 swims this year. The Rebels claimed the top two spots in the 400 medley relay, taking first in 3:28.77, and swam a 3:06.21 in the 400 free relay to also take first. Tamas Bosnyak won the 200 IM (1:55.87), Jonas Andersson took the 200 breast (2:07.14), and the Rebels also took first place in the 200 back.
Utah meanwhile won 11 events on the women's side to claim the victory. The two wins for UNLV came from freshman Bailey Kuestermeyer, who won both the 200 IM (2:08.05) and the 200 breast (2:23.97). She was also second in the 200 fly.
This weekend's action at BYU and Utah was the final one for UNLV in dual meet action in 2005. Next up is the U.S. Open in Auburn, Ala. from Dec. 1-3, and the UNLV Winter Invitational, from Dec. 17-19 in Las Vegas.