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Rebel women cruise past TCU
Bailey Kuestermeyer won both the 200 breast and the 1000 free on Friday for the Rebels.
Bailey Kuestermeyer won both the 200 breast and the 1000 free on Friday for the Rebels.

Nov. 16, 2007

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Nov. 16, 2007

FORT WORTH, Texas - The UNLV men's swimming and diving team rallied from six points down with four events left to claim a two-point victory, 151-149, at TCU, while the Rebel women cruised to a 66-point win, 169-103 over the Horned Frogs on Friday afternoon in Mountain West Conference action.

On the men's side, UNLV (3-1, 2-1 MWC) finished with eight wins out of the 16 events, but came up with the first place swims when it was needed. Trailing 116-110, the Rebels swept the top three places in the 100 fly, as freshman David Seiler won in a time of 51.00, just .01 ahead of teammate Peter Lorring (51.01), while Kyle Virva was third in 52.69. Following the 3-meter diving, in which Vincent English was second with a score of 300.68, the Rebels took a 147-136 lead thanks to a one-two finish in the 200 IM, as Tamas Bosnyak was first in 1:54.84, with Nicholas Blank taking second in 1:55.27.

Also winning events for the afternoon for the Rebels was John Mendoza (1000 free, 9:38.27), Johan Claar (200 free, 1:42.12), Bosnyak again in the 100 breast (59.40), Seiler in the 200 fly (1:53.45), Richard Hortness in the 100 free (46.23), and Kier Maitland in the 500 free (4:36.37).



There was no drama on the women's side, as UNLV climbed out to a 27-9 lead after two events, and never looked back as the Rebels won 11 of the first 12 events before exhibitioning the rest of their swims

Double-event winners for UNLV included Marva Harpak (200 free - 1:54.50, 500 free - 5:05.70), Bailey Kuestermeyer (1000 free - 10:17.43 and 200 breast - 2:21.57), and Amanda Weinbrecht (100 back - 57.60, 200 back - 2:02.68). Also winning on Friday was Kim Bonney in the 100 breast (1:05.44), Marina Sandback in the 50 free (23.83), Wendy Williams on the 1-meter board (263.03), and Megan Hunt-Higgines in the 100 free (52.64). UNLV opened the day with a win the 200 medley relay, as the team of Weinbrecht, Bonney, Sandback, and Hunt-Higgins swam a time of 1:46.67.

The Rebels will return to action in two weeks, as they will participate in the University of Texas Invitational in Austin on Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

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