March 22, 2002
AUSTIN, Texas - The Purdue women's swimming and diving team completed day two of the 2002 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships by scoring its first points of the Championship.
The Boilermakers finished 14th in the 200 medley relay, just one thousandth of a second behind Indiana, with a time of 1:42.44. Juniors Lisa Dolansky, Lindsay Lange, Patricia Finnerty and Kim Paradeise swam for Purdue in their second day of the meet.
In the individual events, sophomore Jenni Bean finished 39th in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:24.08. Finnerty swam a time of 56.92 for a 50th-place finish in the 100 butterfly and Dolansky finished 18th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.36.
The best individual finish for the Boilermakers was Lange's consolation final finish of 14th in the 100 breaststroke. She tallied a time of 1:01.61.
On the 3-meter diving board, senior Kara Hajek-Gustafson just missed the first round of the finals dive to finish 25th with a score of 265.05.
The Boilermakers will return to the pool for day three on Saturday, when the prelims session begins at 11 a.m. CST.
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