October 10, 2008

Swimming Starts Season With Three Duals At WAC Shoot-Out

Complete Results

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The University of Northern Colorado swimming and diving team began its 2008-09 season at the WAC Shoot-Out , falling to New Mexico State (183-53), Air Force (163-73) and San Jose State (183-51) in the three duals after day one.

Junior Sarah Cook led the Bears with a second-place finish in the 1-meter diving, scoring 227.0 points and then finished fourth in the 3-meter event with 227.75 points.

Sophomore Tori Gutt, who had a tremendous freshman season, continued to make her mark in the pool, finishing ninth in the 200 yard IM with a time of 2:13.09. She also finished 15th in the 100 yard butterfly after clocking a 1:00.90.

Freshman Cheryl Bready placed 13th in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 55.31 and senior Whitney Dahms swam a 5:28.73 to finish 14th in the 500 freestyle, while teammate Alexis Glessner was 16th in 5:29.54.

Competition continues tomorrow at the WAC Shoot-Out tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m., where the Bears will compete against Boise State and Nevada.

WAC Shoot-Out Day One Scores
New Mexico State 183.00 Northern Colorado  53.00
Air Force  163.00 Northern Colorado 73.00
San Jose State  183.00 Northern Colorado 51.00