Swimming: OCC men and women take care of Santa Ana

March 10, 2001

COSTA MESA - The Orange Coast College swimming Coach Dave Salo

opened his Pirates' coaching career with a resounding splash Friday as

the men's and women's teams easily defeated visiting Santa Ana.

The OCC men defeated the Dons, 142-11, while the women won, 182-55, in

Orange Empire Conference action.

On the men's side, Tyler Townsend and David Collier (Estancia High)

each won two events for the Pirates. Townsend won the 50-meter freestyle


and 200 backstroke, while Collier captured both the 200 and 500 freestyle


On the women's side, Laurelle Rzeszewski and Neisha Hoagland were also

multi-event winners. Rzeszewski won the 200 free and 100 butterfly, while

Hoagland took first in the 50 free and 50 butterfly.

The Pirates will host Golden West Wednesday at 2 p.m.

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