2013 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving Championships Underway
Feb. 20, 2013
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - San Diego State leads the team scoring through day one of the 2013 Mountain West Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the Palo Alto Aquatic Center in San Antonio, Texas with 93 points through three events. UNLV and New Mexico are currently tied for second with 84 points each, followed closely by Boise State in fourth with 82. Nevada is fifth in the standings with 81 points, followed by Fresno State (77), Wyoming (65), Colorado State (51) and Air Force (46).
San Diego State set an all-time Mountain West record to win the women's 200-yard medley relay, clocking an NCAA-A qualifying time of 1:37.93. Wyoming set the previous record of 1:38.56 at the 2012 Championships meet. UNLV finished second with an NCAA-provisional time of 1:38.48, while Boise State rounded out the medals stand at 1:39.53.
The Aztecs picked up their second win of the day after completing the 800-yard freestyle relay in 7:10.65, which was good for an NCAA B-cut. UNLV took second place at 7:13.12, followed by Wyoming at 7:15.89.
Nevada junior Stephanie Hansen earned the Wolf Pack's first MW title with a final score of 306.99 on the 1-meter springboard. New Mexico sophomore Michole Timm (305.64) and Fresno State senior Stacey Luke (291.51) 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 400-yard medley relay. The 2013 MW Women's Swimming & Diving Championships conclude Saturday, February 23.
The Championships will feature a live webstream of each evening session, beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. CT. The live stream will be available through TheMWC.com and UStream.com. There is no charge for the video streams.
Live results, team scores, photo galleries and more information from the meet is available through the MW Championship Central page at http://www.themwc.com/champ/swim-champ-2013.html. In addition, fans can monitor results through the Meet Mobile application on their handheld devices. The Active Network application 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 #MWSD13 or @TheMWCOlySports on Twitter for updates throughout the week.