December 4, 2010

Swimming & Diving struggles at Wyoming

Complete Results

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Swimming against their second Mountain West opponent in as many days proved a tough challenge for the Northern Colorado swimming & diving team as they dropped a 179-117 decision at Wyoming on Saturday afternoon.

The Bears are now 8-2 in duals this season after facing a tough Cowgirl team in their home pool. Both freshman Courtney Van Oost and junior Kelly Schmeckpeper-Cook were double champions for the Bears for the four titles won on the afternoon.

Van Oost won the 100 backstroke in 1:00.98 and the 200 back in 2:10.67

Schmeckpeper-Cook won the one-meter diving with a score of 280.35 and scored 251.48 to win the three-meter event.

Senior Tori Gutt swam a 2:26.60 for second place in the 200 breaststroke and clocked a 4:45.54 to finish second in the 400 IM.

Junior Jennifer Smith finished second in the 100 free in 56.15 and sophomore Hannah Halstrom was second in the 500 free after touching the wall in 5:31.73. Freshman Christina Gregory also placed second in the 100 fly after timing a 1:05.81.

The Bears now take a break for final examinations, returning to competition Dec. 11 at Colorado State in a dual meet.