Sharae Zheng Takes Down 3-Meter Record at Mountain Wests Day 2


  • Wednesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 17
  • Palo Alto College Aquatic Center, San Antonio, TX (Central Time Zone)
  • Defending Champion: Boise State (results)
  • Live results
  • Championship Central

Boise State kicked off day 2 of the 2018 Mountain West Conference Championships with a win in the 200 free relay. The team of Abbey Sorensen, Emmie Jennings, Robin Pinder, and Allyson Kleinsorgen combined for a time of 1:29.39, with Sorenson’s leadoff leg a full .4 faster than any other leadoff swimmer. SDSU followed in 1:30.57, and UNLV took third in 1:31.39.

Boise senior Emma Chard went 4:43.04 to win the 500 free. In second was SDSU’s McKenna Meyer with a 4:44.71, and behind her was Colorado State’s Haley Rowley in 4:45.67. Despite being in third place as late as the 300-mark, Chard was able to out-split Meyer 1:24.48 to 1:26.05 in the final 150 to take the win.

SDSU senior Frida Berggren went 1:59.28 to win the 200IM, just ahead of UNR’s Andressa Cholodovskis in 1:59.40. Boise’s Emily Mathis took third in 2:00.83.         

Abbey Sorenson of Boise State topped the 50 free in 22.53, followed by Wyoming’s Isobel Ryan in 22.79. In third was SDSU’s Klara Thormalm, who went 22.80.

On the 3-meter diving board, Nevada’s Sharae Zheng broke the conference record (her own) with a final score of 424.53.

Team scores after day 2

  1. Boise State University – 491
  2. San Diego State University – 451.5
  3. University of Nevada, Reno – 433
  4. University of Wyoming (W) – 383
  5. San Jose State University – 262
  6. University of Nevada, Las Vegas – 255
  7. U.S. Air Force Academy (W) – 250
  8. Colorado State University – 242
  9. University of New Mexico – 237.5
  10. Fresno State University – 235


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About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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