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March 16, 1990 | From Associated Press
Stanford's Janet Evans broke Tracy Caulkins' 11-year-old American record in the 500-yard freestyle, and Leigh Ann Fetter of Texas became the first woman to break 22 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships Thursday. Second-ranked Texas led all teams after the first day of the three-day championships with 203 points. Top-ranked Stanford is second with 177 and Florida has 122.
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March 16, 1990 | From Associated Press
Stanford's Janet Evans broke Tracy Caulkins' 11-year-old American record in the 500-yard freestyle, and Leigh Ann Fetter of Texas became the first woman to break 22 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships Thursday. Second-ranked Texas led all teams after the first day of the three-day championships with 203 points. Top-ranked Stanford is second with 177 and Florida has 122.
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March 17, 1989 | Associated Press
Leigh Ann Fetter of Texas broke the American and NCAA records in the 50-yard freestyle Thursday during preliminaries in the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. The 1988 U.S. Olympian was timed in 22.10 seconds, bettering the mark of 22.13 set by Tammy Thomas of Kansas in 1983. The Longhorn sophomore advanced into the final at the Indiana University Natatorium, where she will meet fellow Olympian Dara Torres of Florida. The two tied for first in last year's NCAA meet in 22.38.
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March 17, 1989 | Associated Press
Leigh Ann Fetter of Texas broke the American and NCAA records in the 50-yard freestyle Thursday during preliminaries in the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. The 1988 U.S. Olympian was timed in 22.10 seconds, bettering the mark of 22.13 set by Tammy Thomas of Kansas in 1983. The Longhorn sophomore advanced into the final at the Indiana University Natatorium, where she will meet fellow Olympian Dara Torres of Florida. The two tied for first in last year's NCAA meet in 22.38.
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March 18, 1990 | From Associated Press
Stanford freshman Janet Evans broke her own American record in the 1,650-yard freestyle Saturday with a time of 15:39.14 at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. But Texas won the meet's final event, the 400 relay, and reclaimed the national title it lost to Stanford last year. Texas, which had won five consecutive titles before Stanford's victory, needed to finish in front of the Cardinal in the 400 to take back the championship.
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March 15, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Leigh Ann Fetter of Texas today became the first woman to swim the 50-yard freestyle in less than 22 seconds as she set U.S. Open, American and NCAA records. Fetter's time of 21.92 seconds came on the first day of the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. The finals are scheduled tonight. Fetter, a junior from Louisville, Ky., held the U.S., American and NCAA records of 22.05, a time she swam in 1989.
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August 4, 1990 | From Associated Press
Dave Wharton won his fourth consecutive national title in the 200-meter individual medley Friday night at the U.S. Swimming Long Course Championships, and Janet Evans finished third in the 200-meter backstroke. Wharton beat Eric Namesnik, 2:01.33 to 2:01.66, as both earned a berth for the world championships in Australia in January. Evans, swimming her first competitive backstroke at the national meet, was third to Olympian Beth Barr, timed in 2:13.16. Evans (2:13.
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March 18, 1989 | Associated Press
Senior Courtney Madsen paced a Texas 200-yard freestyle relay team that broke American and NCAA records Friday night in the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. Leigh Ann Fetter, Julie Cooper, Jeanne Doolan and Madsen were timed in 1:28.90, breaking the record of 1:30.21 set by the Longhorns last year. Olympian Mitzi Kremer of Clemson won the 200 freestyle in 1:44.78, breaking the NCAA record of 1:45.40 set by Tami Bruce of Florida in 1988.
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March 24, 1991 | From Associated Press
Leigh Ann Fetter won the 100-yard freestyle for the third consecutive year to help defending champion Texas win its seventh team title in eight years in the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships Saturday. Fetter, who won the 50 freestyle Thursday and also was on three winning relay teams, won the 100 freestyle with a personal-best 48.29 seconds. Texas finished with a record 746 points to 653 for runner-up Stanford.
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March 19, 1989 | Associated Press
Richard Quick, who led Texas to five consecutive National Collegiate Athletic Assn. women's swimming and diving titles, led Stanford to the championship Saturday in his first year as the Cardinal's coach. The 1988 U.S. Olympic coach won his sixth consecutive title when Stanford, leading by 25 points going into Saturday's finals, outscored Texas, 610.5 to 547, for its second-ever NCAA title. Florida, the favorite coming into the championships, was third with 536. Tennessee (258.
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March 18, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Nick Price had 10 threes on his card en route to a six-under-par 66 and a two-stroke lead in Thursday's first round of the Nestle Invitational at Orlando, Fla. Seven of the threes came on the back nine at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club course, a side he played in six-under-par 30. * Caroline Keggi, who contracted E-Coli bacteria from drinking water at this tournament last year, shot a six-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after one round of the LPGA event in Phoenix. . . .
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March 7, 1992 | THERESA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jenny Thompson started the 1992 U.S. Olympic trials with a world record in the 100-meter freestyle and ended them Friday night with an American record in the 50 freestyle. The Stanford freshman broke the American record twice in the sprint, eclipsing Leigh Ann Fetter's 1991 mark of 25.50 seconds with a 25.44 in the preliminaries and 25.20 in the finals. "I knew Angel (Martino) and Leigh Ann had records in the past, and that I would have to swim at record time to make the team," Thompson said.
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