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East Valley briefs: ASU swim teams sweep weekend home meets

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Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2008 9:29 pm | Updated: 11:12 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

The Arizona State swimming and diving teams swept their meets Saturday at the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center.

The men topped Pac-10 rival Washington, 149-130. The women handily defeated the three teams they faced: Oregon State (209-78), Purdue (201-86) and Washington (176-111). The men improved to 3-4 and the women to 9-1.

Billy Sweeney earned an NCAA qualifying dive score of 341.63 points in the 3-meter. Brittany Jumer also had an NCAA qualifying dive after scoring 291.38 in the 3-meter.


• Samantha Murphy (Phoenix Xavier) had 21 points and six rebounds as host Grand Canyon University beat BYU-Hawaii 85-60. The Antelopes (7-7, 3-0 PacWest) made the most of their season-best turnout of 454 fans by routing the Seasiders (1-9, 1-2).

In the men’s game, Ladi Makinde scored 26 points as the Antelopes (8-2, 3-0) topped nationally-ranked BYU-Hawaii (7-3, 2-1) 90-86, also in front of a season-high 974 fans.


The Alaska Aces (18-10-3) edged the Phoenix RoadRunners (11-15-6), 4-3 in ECHL action Friday at Anchorage.

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