The below are two press releases from the Air Force Athletic staff, previewing the team’s upcoming meets this weekend.
Men to face North Dakota, South Dakota in two-day double dual.
The men’s swimming team will travel to Grand Forks, N.D., to meet North Dakota and South Dakota on Friday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 18. Friday’smeet begins at 6 p.m. while Saturday’s begins at noon. The men’s diving team will compete against the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, Oct. 18, at noon, in Albuquerque, N.M.
The men’s team has not competed since the Colorado Mesa IntermountainShootout, Oct. 3-4, in Grand Junction. In the two-day event, Air Force posted a 4-4 record with wins over Colorado Mesa and Colorado Mesa Club each day.
On the first day, junior Michael Barnosky won the 100-yard breast stroke with a time of 56.51. On day two, he won the 50-yard breast stroke with a time of 25.78 and placed fifth in the 200-yard breast (2:09.17).
Following this weekend’s action, Air Force will be home for three straight meets. The Falcons will host Colorado Mines and Colorado Mesa on Friday, Oct. 24, at5 p.m., and Wyoming on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. at the Cadet Natatorium. Air Force will then host Grand Canyon on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m.
Women to face New Mexico on the road.
The Air Force women’s swimming and diving teams travel to Albuquerque, N.M. for a dual meet with the New Mexico Lobos, Saturday, Oct. 18, at noon.
Air Force is coming off of a third-place finish at the Bulldog Invitational, Oct. 10-11, in Fresno, Calif.
Senior Kim Davis was named the Air Force athlete of the week, Oct. 13, as she won three individual events, the 200-yard breaststroke (2:20.68), the 200-yardIM (2:03.07) and the 400-yard IM (4:26.05), at the invitational. Davis also swam on the 800-yard relay team that placed first, the 200-yard medley team that placed second and the 200-yard free relay team that was third.
Sophomore Genevieve Miller won two events and had a second-place finish as well last week. She won the 1650 freestyle (17:02.28) and the 500 freestyle (4:56.69) and was second in the 200 freestyle (1:54.14).
The Falcons will host three straight meets following the New Mexico dual. Air Force hosts Colorado Mines, Colorado Mesa and CSU-Pueblo on Friday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. and Wyoming on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. in the CadetNatatorium. Air Force will then host Denver and Grand Canyon on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m.