Anonymous | Posted: 21 Nov 2009 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Day Three at Toshiba Classic

main image

LONG BEACH -- After three days of competition at the Toshiba Classic the BYU women’s swim team came out fifth out of 25 teams overall while the men finished sixth out of 14 teams.

John Kendrick started off Saturday by placing 15th in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:03.23. Natasha Menezes finished 14th in the same event for the women with a time of 17:03.24.

Jeff Ferrell placed the highest for the Cougars in the 200 backstroke with a preliminary time of 1:51.43 and a final time of 1:52.70 in 11th. Sophomore Candice Smith finished fifth in the 200 back with a final time of 1:59.99.

David Mason represented the Cougars in the 100 free, placing 16th with a preliminary time of 46.22 and a final time of 46.27. On the women’s side, Aleesha Miller placed 12th with a final time of 51.38 to lead the Cougars.

Vytenis Slenys placed high for the Cougars in the 200 breaststroke in seventh with a final time of 2:04.60 while freshman Londyn Clawson finished 28th in the same event with a time of 2:23.27.

Rachel Grant placed the highest on the day for the Cougars in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:59.87 in fourth. On the men’s side, Ryan Bills placed 26th with a final time of 1:56.92.

To finish up the Toshiba Classic was the 400-free relay team of Christian Keil, Kendrick, Daniel Bates and Mason finished fourth in the event with a time of 3:05.75. The women placed third in the 400-free relay with Kirsty Ferrell, N. Menezes, Sara Jayne Christiansen Baldwin and Miller making up the team that earned a 3:24.53.

The swimmers will next compete at short course nationals in Federal Way, Wash. Dec. 3-5.

For day two's results, click HERE.

Recent Stories

Toyota US Open Day 4
Cougars excel in final events of US Open

In the final events of the Toyota US Open, swimmers Diego Camacho, Emerson Edwards and Abe Barragan led the way for the…

Toyota US Open Day 3
Day three of Toyota US Open features career times and an outright win for the Cougars

Evan VanderSluis, Emerson Edwards and Diego Camacho competed in Friday's events for the Cougars, with VanderSluis and…

Day two US Open
BYU delivers strong individual performances on day two of US Open

After having no athletes participate in day one's events on Wednesday, swimmers Abe Barragan, Diego Camacho and Julia…