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

2018 MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • 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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Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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