Othello's swimming standout Natilee Ruiz continued to find success at a recent meet in her college career. She won in three events during a meet on Saturday, Dec. 1. As a teammate for San Diego State University, Ruiz has helped her team on their way to a 6-0 record in dual meets. SDSU and Ruiz defeated Fresno State 133-128, only losing in one out of 13 events held at the SDSU Aztec Aquaplex. Ruiz took first in the 50 backstroke with a time of 26.93 and also won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.90. She also finished the 300 freestyle in 2:52.12 for another win, according to an SDSU press release. Ruiz also competed in the 200-yard medley relay as part of the Aztecs' 'C' team. The SDSU 'A' and 'B' teams earned first and second, respectively, in the event while Ruiz's squad narrowly missed a third-place finish. Her relay team finished in a time of 1:50.19. As of Nov. 20, the Aztecs were ranked 10th in a national poll put together by CollegeSwimming.com. Ruiz and the Aztecs will now take a long break from competitions until a dual scheduled for Monday, Jan. 7.
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012
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Congratulations to Ruiz. She won in three events during a meet. Ruiz has helped her team on their way to a 6-0 record in dual meets.......