2015 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Underway

Updated with adjusted team scores due to DQ (Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:30 a.m. MT)

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Boise State leads the team scoring through Day One of the 2015 Mountain West Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Palo Alto Aquatic Center in San Antonio, Texas with 105 points through three events. San Diego State is in second with 98 points, followed by Nevada with 82 points. Wyoming is currently fourth with 71 points, followed by UNLV in fifth with 60. New Mexico is sixth in the standings with 47 points, followed by Colorado State (44), Air Force (39), Fresno State (38) and San José State (15).

 

NOTES:

  • San Diego State won the 200-yard medley relay with an MW overall, championship & pool record of 1:37.60. The Aztecs held the old championship record of 1:37.90 (February 20, 2013), while Boise State set the previous overall and pool record of 1:37.75 in a time trial on February 19, 2014. The time is also an NCAA qualifying standard. BSU placed second with a 1:38.11, followed by UNLV with a 1:38.71. The Broncos’ time is an NCAA provisional mark.

 

  • Boise State picked up its first win of the meet with a 7:08.51 NCAA provisional standard in the 800-yard freestyle relay. Nevada (7:09.70) and San Diego State (7:10.21) finished second and third, respectively, also with NCAA provisional-qualifying marks.

 

  • Nevada junior Krysta Palmer earned the MW title in the 1-meter springboard with a final score of 336.30, setting a Conference championship record in the process. The victory is the Wolf Pack’s third consecutive in the MW Championship event (Stephanie Hansen, 2013; En-tien Huang, 2014). San Diego State freshman Alexandra Caplan (305.10) and Colorado State junior Ariana Milone (304.05) finished second and third, respectively.

 

Day Two events begin with the 500-yard freestyle preliminaries at 11 a.m. CT. The finals competition starts at 6:30 p.m. CT with the 200-yard freestyle relay. The 2015 MW Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships conclude Saturday, February 21.

 

Free live video and results of every session along with finals highlights are available on the MW Championship Central page (http://www.themw.com/#!/page/championship_w-swim).

 

In addition, fans can monitor results through Meet Mobile or live video through the Mountain West app on their handheld devices. Both applications can be downloaded from the Apple App Store for iPhones and iPads, and from Google Play for Android phones and tablets. Fans also can follow #MWSD15 or @MW_OlySports on Twitter for updates throughout the week.