October 18, 2008

Swimming & Diving In Second After Day One

Complete Results

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - After day one of competition at the Early Bird Invitational, hosted by Colorado State University, the Northern Colorado swimming & diving team sits in second place behind the host Rams. The Bears have 239 points, compared to 554 for CSU.

In the 500 yard freestyle, Tori Gutt, Chesney Randolph, Whitney Dahms, Hannah Halstrom and Amanda Donegan swept places six through 10 behind the top five, which were all from CSU.

The divers continued to perform strong, with Sarah Cook finishing second and Kelly Schmeckpepper-Cook third in the three-meter diving. Cook scored 245.65, while Schmeckpepper-Cook tallied 228.30.

The 200 yard freestyle relay quartet of Dawn Adams, JJ Smith, Jennifer Betts and Alexis Glessner finished fifth in 1:43.29, while the 400 medley relay team of Randolph, Gutt, Glessner and Adams was also fifth in 4:09.63.

Competition at the Early Bird Invitational concludes today at the Edora Pool & Ice Center (EPIC) in Fort Collins.