Rebels Fall To Gauchos
Kim Bonney won the 200 breast for UNLV on Saturday afternoon.
Kim Bonney won the 200 breast for UNLV on Saturday afternoon.

Jan. 26, 2008

Complete Results

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The UNLV men's and women's swimming and diving teams lost for the first time in 2008, as both teams were swept in a dual meet at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday afternoon. The Rebels lost a close one on the men's side, 133-129, while the UNLV women were defeated by a 149-113 score.

In the men's meet, UNLV (5-2) was paced by three double winners in Johan Claar, who won the 200 free in 1:40.71 and the 500 free in 4:34.02, Richard Hortness in the 50 (20.77) and 100 free (45.68), and Devin Phillips in the 200 breast (2:05.39) and in the 200 IM (1:52.05). Also winning events was Kier Maitland in the 1000 free (9:26.68), and David Seiler in the 200 fly (1:51.52). The Rebels also claimed the 400 free relay, as Richard Horntess, Calan Eldridge, David Seiler, and Johan Claar swam to a time of 3:03.48.

On the women's side ,UNLV (5-3) posted wins in the 500 (Lara Sreibers - 4:58.57) and 1000 free (Lara Sreibers - 10:!6.41), the 200 back (Ana Dangalakova - 2:03.53), the 200 breast (Kim Bonney - 2:20.27), and in the 200 IM (Ana Dangalakova - 2:07.71).

The Rebels men are now off until next month's Mountain West Conference Championships, held Feb. 27-March 1 in Oklahoma City, Okla., while the women have one meet left, at Colorado State on Friday, Feb. 1 at 4 pm in Fort Collins.



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