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    Wildcat sports weekend preview

    Women’s swim hangs on to first

    The No. 7 Arizona women’s swimming team held on to its first-place standing after day two of the Pacific 10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif.

    The team sits atop the leader board with 474 points, just ahead of No. 6 Stanford’s 443-point showing.

    In the 50-yard freestyle, sophomore Lacey Nymeyer took third place with a time of 22.70, a time that will carry her to the NCAA Championships for the event. Also, senior Jenna Gresdal took fifth place, sophomore Courtney Cashion came in seventh and freshman Anna Turner came in eighth, all times good for NCAA consideration.

    In the 200y individual medley junior Whitney Myers came in second place with a time of 26.22.

    The Arizona “”A”” relay team won the 200y freestyle relay in an NCAA time of 1:30.22.

    Diver finishes third

    Senior Tiffany Manning came received third place with 308.50 points in the 1-meter diving finals yesterday in Federal Way, Wash. Junior Megan MacDonald took 12th place in the event.

    – Allison Hamila

    Wildcat men drop to fourth entering final round of John Burns

    The No. 25 Arizona men’s golf team dropped from second place to a tie for fourth place after the second round of the John Burns Intercollegiate in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

    No. 32 Auburn still sits atop the leader board but is no longer alone, as No. 6 Brigham Young has made its way out of the pack to share the top spot. Arizona shares fourth place with No. 18 San Diego State and No. 87 Colorado State, while No. 52 Southern Methodist checks in at third place.

    The Wildcats shot a 279 for the day and are now currently 22-under-par for the entire tournament.

    Redshirt junior Nathan Tyler remains the top individual performer for the Wildcats, currently tied for 10th place with a second round of 69. Junior Henry Liaw is tied for 16th place after shooting a 69 as well.

    Freshman Nick Park, who is playing as an individual, is currently tied for 26th place after shooting the low score of 67 for the round.

    The Wildcats end the tournament today with the third and final round.

    – Staff and wire reports

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