Zheng, Caplan & Miller And Boise State Relay Earn All-America Honors at 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving National Championships

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nevada junior Sharae Zheng earned two All-America honors at the 2017 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships, March 15-18, at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Zheng finished sixth in the 1-Meter diving competition and seventh in the 3-Meter springboard event.

Air Force senior Genevieve Miller and San Diego State junior Alexandra Caplan picked up honorable mention All-America accolades for their performances. Miller finished 16th in the 500-yard freestyle race and 13th in the 1,650-yard freestyle. She had to participate in a swim-off to advance to the 500 free consolation final. Caplan placed 15th in the 3-Meter diving competition. The Boise State 200-yard freestyle relay team of Brittany Aoyama, Abbey Sorensen, Katelyn Martin and Ally Kleinsorgen earned honorable mention All-America honors as well with their 12th-place finish.

The All-America times and scores earned four Mountain West teams points in the meet. Nevada was the top MW finisher with 25 points, followed by Boise State with 10, Air Force with five and San Diego State with two.

 

 

Mountain West Results at 2017 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
Date Event Results
Wednesday, March 15
800-yard Freestyle Relay 23. Boise State, 7:07.63 (Emma Chard, Brittany Aoyama, Cody Evans, Felicity Cann)
Thursday, March 16
200-yard Freestyle Relay 12. Boise State, 1:28.38 (prelim – 13. 1:28.31; Aoyama, Sorensen, Martin, Kleinsorgen)
500-yard Freestyle 16. Genevieve Miller, Sr., Air Force, 4:41.32 (prelim – 16. 4:39.97, swim-off – 4:39.82)
50. Emma Chard, Jr., Boise State, 4:45.16
50-yard Freestyle 19. Katelyn Martin, Sr., Boise State, 22.15
27. Brittany Aoyama, Sr., Boise State, 22.32
1-meter Diving 6. Sharae Zheng, Jr., Nevada, 315.00 (prelim – 1. 316.70)
20. Karla Contreras, Fr., Wyoming, 269.40
Friday, March 17
100-yard Butterfly 33. Brittany Aoyama, Sr., Boise State, 52.71
200-yard Freestyle 50. Emma Chard, Jr., Boise State, 1:48.02
54. Genevieve Miller, Sr., Air Force, 1:48.36
100-yard Breaststroke 40. Maria Harutjunjan, Jr., Wyoming, 1:01.08
3-meter Diving 7. Sharae Zheng, Jr., Nevada, 341.75 (prelim – 8. 331.05)
15. Alexandra Caplan, Jr., San Diego State, 302.10 (prelim – 12. 316.55)
22. Karla Contreras, Fr., Wyoming, 298.20
200-yard Medley Relay 24. Boise State, 1:38.60 (Kleinsorgen, Cann, Martin, Sorensen)
Saturday, March 18
100-yard Freestyle 36. Brittany Aoyama, Sr., Boise State, 48.78
41. Katelyn Martin, Sr., Boise State, 48.90
200-yard Breaststroke 57. Maria Harutjunjan, Jr., Wyoming, 2:13.78
1,650-yard Freestyle 13. Genevieve Miller, Sr., Air Force, 16:01.80
43. Emma Chard, Jr., Boise State, 16:45.05
Platform Diving 37. Karla Contreras, Fr., Wyoming, 215.30
43. Zoe Lei, So., Nevada, 204.50
44. Cassidy Bose, So., Boise State, 189.90
400-yard Freestyle Relay 19. Boise State, 3:15.67 (Aoyama, Sorensen, Martin, Evans)