Three Lobo records fall in third day of Mountain West championships

Feb. 24, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The third day of the Mountain West conference championships saw a lead change as well as three school records fall. Boise State once again took the lead from Sam Diego State and the Broncos sit at 506 with the Aztecs three points behind with 503. UNM fell from fourth to sixth with 232 points.

Sophomore Jorgi Hobson, who's lowered her time in the 100-yard butterfly twice this year, did so again today. The sophomore from Las Cruces, who owns the school record, swam a personal best time of 54.75 in finals and finished fifth.

Hobson was also part of the 200-yard freestyle relay team who broke the UNM school record set in 2006. Hobson along with Marissa Campbell, Anna Lillistrom and Tesse Maciejko swam a finals time of 1:33.66 for a sixth place finish.

Campbell fell just shy of placing in the top eight in the 100-yard backstroke, her swim placed her 10th overall in the event with a final time of 55.84

In the 100-yard breaststroke, Lindsey Morris broke the record previously set by Ashley Blanchette in 2011. Her time 1:04.02 placed her first in C finals and 17th overall.

The last day of competition is tomorrow with finals of the 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle 200-yard breaststroke and platform taking place.