MU women’s team 2nd at swim meet

Monday, November 22, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:08 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 10, 2008

The Missouri women’s team finished second and the men’s team third at the TYR Invitational in Evanston, Ill.

The women totaled 996.5 points behind host Northwestern’s 1,113. The Wildcats also won the men’s competition, with Pittsburgh finishing second.

Mariona Costa won the 200-yard breaststroke and Amanda Morford won the 50-yard backstroke and 100-yard backstroke for the Tigers’ women.

Matt North paced the Tigers’ men, winning the 100-yard breaststroke after swimming to second in the 200-yard breaststroke. Chris Lukas came in third in the 50-yard backstroke and fourth in the 200-yard backstroke.

MU CROSS COUNTY: Assistant coach Rebecca Wilmes was named the Midwest Coach of the Year for the second time in three years by the Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches of America.

ADT CHAMPIONSHIP: Annika Sorenstam outlasted Cristie Kerr in an intense duel at the season-ending event, beating her with a bogey on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to win for the eighth time this year.

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