Mountain West Swimming & Diving Quick Hits - Feb. 3, 2012

Feb. 3, 2012

Regular season competition wraps up in the next week with several dual meets on the schedule this weekend. Air Force, Colorado State, New Mexico, UNLV and Wyoming will be in action this week. Boise State, San Diego State and TCU have completed the regular season.

  • San Diego State finished the regular season undefeated and currently owns a dual-meet win streak of 38 straight wins.

  • Several Mountain West swimmers are ranked among the Top-25 in the nation in their respective events, according to USASwimming.com:
    - 50 Freestyle: 19. Kelsey Conci, Wyoming (22.56; 11/17/11); t20. Rachel Dixon, UNLV (22.57; 12/1/11)
    - 100 Freestyle: 19. Amber Boucher, Boise State (49.01; 12/1/11)
    - 100 Backstroke: t7. Kelsy Conci, Wyoming (52.67; 11/17/11)
    - 100 Butterfly: 5. Katelyne Herrington, UNLV (52.43; 12/1/11)
    - 200 Freestyle Relay: 22. UNLV - Dixon, Ego, Robb, Szel (1:31.95; 12/1/11); 24. Boise State - Boucher, Hughey, Bottelberghe, North (1:32.21; 12/1/11)
    - 400 Freestyle Relay: 18. Boise State - Boucher, Hughey, Bottelberghe, North (3:19.77; 12/1/11)
    - 400 Medley Relay: 25. UNLV - Robb, Prothero, Herrington, Heim (3:41.02; 12/1/11)

  • Several Mountain West divers have qualified for NCAA Zones in all three events.
    - 1-meter springboard:
    Ashlee Erickson, New Mexico (330.75; 10/29/11)
    Kristen Meier, San Diego State (311.48; 12/3/11)
    Megan Harper, New Mexico (305.40; 1/21/12)
    Mariah Skeen, UNLV (299.90; 10/8/11)
    Michole Timm, New Mexico (287.48; 1/21/12)
    Shayna Solomon, Colorado State (285.38; 10/22/11)
    Anna Steiner, San Diego State (280.40; 1/27/12)
    Rafaella Suarez, San Diego State (278.35; 1/6/12)
    Amanda Burnett, Boise State (275.00; 12/2/11)
    Ciera Cortney, Boise State (271.25; 1/28/12)

    - 3-meter springboard:
    Kristen Meier, San Diego State (355.60; 1/6/12)
    Ashlee Erickson, New Mexico (355.20; 10/8/11)
    Megan Harper, New Mexico (331.95; 1/21/12)
    Anna Steiner, San Diego State (321.60; 1/28/12)
    Michole Timm, New Mexico (315.60; 1/21/12)
    Ciera Cortney, Boise State (300.30; 1/21/12)
    Katie Lybbert, TCU (297.90; 11/5/11)
    Rafaella Suarez, San Diego State (296.00; 1/28/12)
    Mariah Skeen, UNLV (294.38; 11/4/11)
    Amanda Burnett, Boise State (289.88; 1/21/12)
    Shayna Solomon, Colorado State (283.50; 10/22/11)

    - Platform:
    Amanda Burnett, Boise State (257.45; 12/3/11)
    Madeline Mitchell, Colorado State (245.70; 1/13/12)
    Kristen Meier, San Diego State (239.55; 1/27/12)
    Michole Timm, New Mexico (235.05; 1/13/12)
    Rafaella Suarez, San Diego State (229.55; 1/27/12)
    Anna Steiner, San Diego State (228.20; 1/27/12)

  • Mountain West swimmers also are posting NCAA qualifying times (all `B' cut).
    - 50 freestyle:
    Kelsey Conci, Wyoming (22.56; 11/17/11)
    Rachel Dixon, UNLV (22.57; 12/1/11)
    Stephanie North, Boise State (22.78; 12/1/11)
    Amber Boucher, Boise State (22.80; 12/1/11)
    Sabine Rasch, TCU (22.84; 12/1/11)

    - 100 freestyle:
    Amber Boucher, Boise State (49.01; 12/1/11)
    Stephanie North, Boise State (49.24; 12/1/11)
    Sabine Rasch, TCU (49.59; 12/1/11)
    Kelsey Conci, Wyoming (49.85; 11/17/11)

    - 200 freestyle:
    Stephanie North, Boise State (1:47.61; 12/1/11)
    Meghan Zimmer, San Diego State (1:48.26; 11/17/11)

    - 500 freestyle:
    Meghan Zimmer, San Diego State (4:46.72; 11/17/11)

    - 100 backstroke:
    Kelsey Conci, Wyoming (52.67; 11/17/11)
    Leona Jennings, San Diego State (54.43; 11/17/11)
    Carmen Robb, UNLV (54.75; 12/1/11)

    - 200 backstroke:
    Dannica Brennan, UNLV (1:59.00; 12/1/11)
    Leona Jennings, San Diego State (1:59.17; 11/17/11)

    - 100 breaststroke:
    Marley Prothero, UNLV (1:01.61; 12/1/11)
    Katelyn Weddle, San Diego State (1:02.96; 1/6/12)

    - 200 breaststroke:
    Marley Prothero, UNLV (2:12.67; 12/1/11)

    - 100 butterfly:
    Katelyne Herrington, UNLV (52.43; 12/1/11)
    Amber Boucher, Boise State (54.22; 12/1/11)

    - 200 butterfly:
    Mandy Vincent, TCU (1:59.22; 12/1/11)
    Taylor Lakey, San Diego State (2:00.60; 11/17/11)

    - 200 individual medley:
    Leona Jennings, San Diego State (1:59.87; 11/17/11)
    Marley Prothero, UNLV (2:00.82; 12/1/11)
    Mikaela Macklin, San Diego State (2:00.86; 11/17/11)

    - 400 individual medley:
    Melanie Garibaldi, San Diego State (4:18.56; 11/17/11)
    Christine Raininger, Boise State (4:18.89; 12/1/11)

    - 200 freestyle relay:
    UNLV - Dixon, Ego, Robb, Szel (1:31.95; 12/1/11)
    Boise State - Boucher, Hughey, Bottelberghe, North (1:32.21; 12/1/11)

    - 400 freestyle relay:
    Boise State - Boucher, Hughey, Bottelberghe, North (3:19.77; 12/1/11)
    UNLV - Herrington, Dixon, Ego, Heim (3:21.69; 12/1/11)
    San Diego State - Macklin, Koch, Zimmer, Bailey (3:23.05; 11/17/11)
    Wyoming - Conci, Hartigan, Wells, Finnesand (3:23.94; 11/17/11)

    - 800 freestyle relay:
    Boise State - Boucher, Irvin, Cahill, North (7:21.33; 12/1/11)

    - 200 medley relay:
    Boise State - Bottelberghe, Harper, Boucher, North (1:41.80; 12/1/11)

    - 400 medley relay:
    UNLV - Robb, Prothero, Herrington, Heim (3:41.02; 12/1/11)
    Boise State - Bottelberghe, Harper, Boucher, North (3:41.33; 12/1/11)
    San Diego State - Jennings, Macklin, Johnson, Koch (3:43.10; 11/17/11)

  • The Conference champion will be determined Feb. 22-25 at the 2012 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the Oklahoma City Community College Aquatic Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Coming Up In Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving
Event Time Site
FEBRUARY 3 (FRIDAY)
COLORADO STATE at WYOMING 5 p.m. MT Laramie, Wyo.
FEBRUARY 4 (SATURDAY)
New Mexico State at NEW MEXICO 12 p.m. MT Albuquerque, N.M.
AIR FORCE at COLORADO STATE 1 p.m. MT Fort Collins, Colo.
Loyola Marymount at UNLV 12 p.m. PT Las Vegas, Nev.
FEBRUARY 10 (FRIDAY)
Utah at AIR FORCE (diving only) 4 p.m. MT Colorado Springs, Colo.