Campbell Gets 100th Career Win on Senior Night
Jan. 27, 2006
LAWRENCE, Kan.–In the Jayhawks last home meet of the 2005-06 season, the swimming and diving team defeated Drury 157-70. The win gives fourth-year head coach Clark Campbell his 100th career win. The `Hawks won 12 of the 13 events.
Prior to the start of the dual, Kansas honored the six seniors on the team: Megan Boecker (St. Louis, Mo.), Gina Gnatzig (Whitewater, Wis.), Robyn Karlage (Edgewood, Ky.), Emily Rusch (Urbana, Ill.), Casey Topol (Mamoreneck, N.Y.), and Lindsey Urbatchka (Sheridan, Wyo.).
In the first event of the night, the Jayhawks took the top spot in the 200 medley relay. Junior Jenny Short, Urbatchka, freshman Ashley Leidigh, and freshman Danielle Herrmann combined to finish the race in 1:46.18. Kansas also placed third (1:49.30), fourth (1:53.74) and fifth (1:56.79). In the 200 free relay the `Hawks finished second with a time of 1:37.17.
Junior Lia Pogioli lead the way for Kansas in the 1000 free. The Peoria, Ill., native finished first with a time of 10:13.07. Freshman Molly Brammer finished second (10:21.60) and freshman Kendall Matous finished third (10:41.36). Senior co-captains Gina Gnatzig and Emily Rusch finished first (1:51.94) and second (1:54.73), respectively, in the 200 free. Sophomore Lindsey Herre finished third in 1:59.24.
Urbatchka finished first in the 50 free with a time 24.50. Junior Tricia Tindall took fourth (25.19) and junior Kristy Hansen took fifth (25.81). Herrmann took home her second first place finish on the day in the 200 IM. The Itsaca, Ill., native finished the race in 2:07.61. Freshman Shanna Bradbury finished second (2:09.13) and junior Bri Brotherson finished fourth (2:12.52).
In the 100 fly, Urbatchka again took the top spot with a time of 57.33. Leidigh finished third with a time of 57.97 and Tindall finished fifth with a time of 59.96. Gnatzig also took the top spot in the 100 free with a time of 52.42. Brammer and Brotherson finished third (54.44) and fifth (54.61), respectively.
Kansas finished first (Short, 57.88), second (sophomore Lauren Bonfe, 58.22) and forth (sophomore Alllie Rubino, 1:01.45) in the 100 back. Sophomore Terri Schramka finished first in the 500 free. The Madison, Wisc., native finished the race in 5:01.19. In the final individual race of the night, Herrmann took the top spot in the 100 breast with a time of 1:05.65.
“We have swimmers with times all over the place,” head coach Clark Campbell said. “Some are quick and some are not so quick and then there are those in between. That’s just how the sport is and we will clean up some things and we will be ready to go in February.”
In diving action, junior Shelby Noon finished first in the one meter (297.15) and the three meter (298.88) competitions. In one meter diving, Topol finished second (285.74) and Karlage finished third (269.69).
“Tonight we were really happy to give the seniors a win in their last home meet,” Campbell said. “The divers were marvelous tonight. They all qualified for the Zone Diving Championships.”
The Jayhawks will next be in action Feb. 3-4 in Ames, Iowa against Iowa State. For complete results following the dual go to www.kuathletics.com.