Swimming Drops 169-130 Decision To Denver
Jan. 18, 2008
GREELEY, Colo. - In the season home finale for three seniors, the University of Northern Colorado swimming and diving team dropped a 169-130 decision to the University of Denver.
Northern Colorado honored the seniors, Kati Falger, Michelle McReynolds and Lizzy Wyman during the meet. McReynolds and Falger finished fifth and sixth, respectively in the 200 freestyle, while Wyman placed fourth in the 50 free. Falger was also fifth in the 100 free.
Junior Katie Schmitt won the 200 free for the Bears in 1:56.62, while sophomore Nan Liu was victorious in the 200 butterfly (2:03.92), the 200 backstroke (2:03.93) and the 100 butterfly (56.75) and Sarah Cook won both the one- and three-meter diving with scores of 143.5 and 145.9, respectively.
The 400 medley relay of Liu, Tori Gutt, Chesney Randolp and Schmitt finished second in 3:58.05, while Krista Griffin was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.87), Becca Getz was second in the 50 free (25.15), Kelly Schmeckpepper-Cook was second in the one-meter diving (136.4) and the three-meter diving (134.0) and Gutt finished second in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.80).
The Bears next competition is the Air Force Diving Invitational on Feb. 1 at the Air Force Academy. They then have the Pacific Coast Swim Conference Championships in Long Beach on Feb. 13-16.