The University of New Mexico Lobos downed the New Mexico State University Aggies 210-143 Saturday in a two day, instate rivalry matchup. New Mexico won 11 of the 17 events on Saturday to finish out their regular season with a 5-1 dual meet record.
The Lobos opened the day with a one two finish in the 200 freestyle relay. The “B” relay team of April Chee, Madi Burns, Amelie Braul, and Amber Amr beat the “A” relay team of Fanni Pastaki, Shayla King, Kaela McKee, and Morgan Ginnis by just a hundredth of a second, 1:36.87 to 1:36.88, official results don’t have splits for the last 50 however.
New Mexico also finished one-two in the 200 yard medley relay with a 1:45.69 from the “A” relay team of McKee, Kristin Walker, Abigail Wheeler, and Ginnis. The “B” team of Amr, Anna D-Lillistrom, Burns, and Shayla King were second with a 1:46.23.
The Aggies answered back with a 400 IM win from Dorottya Lennert. Lennert paced the field with a 4:34.96. Celine Bertrand and Carlie McGregor finished second and third for the Lobos in 4:38.19 and 4:41.46, respectively.
Lennert also tallied wins in the 100 butterfly in 56.31, the 200 butterfly in 2:07.16, and the 200 IM in 2:08.51.
New Mexico responded with a sweep in the 100 freestyle. Morgan Ginnis led the way with a 52.59, followed by Fanni Pataki in 52.92 and Shayla King in 53.51.
Ginnis would later win the 50 freestyle in 24.23. King tallied a second place finish with a 24.43, and burns took third in 24.54.
Pataki scored a win in the 200 freestyle in 1:55.10, topping the Aggies’ Amina Gummesson, who took second in 1:55.57.
New Mexico’s Celine Bertrand was also a multiple event winner with wins in the 500 freestyle in 5:09.53 and the 1000 with a 10:37.50.
New Mexico State’s Jessica Legge and New Mexico’s Kristin Walker traded wins in the breaststroke events. Walker won the 200 with a 2:22.66 to Legge’s 2:24.11. Legge won the shorter distance, however, with a 1:05.78 to Walker’s 1:06.07.
Ultimately, the Lobos won the meet, ending with another one two finish in the 400 freestyle relay. King, Pataki, Ginnis and Amelie Braul hit the wall in 3:31.96, while the B relay finished in 3:36.32.