Having swum on the winning 400 free relay, UNLV’s Malia Fernandez also swept the women’s sprint free events.
Utah hosted UNLV for a combined dual meet last Friday, posting decisive victories in both the men’s and women’s meets.
Krzysztof Matuszewski, who has represented Poland at multiple international competitions, will provide a boost to the UNLV sprint program this fall.
Northern Arizona women earned their 9th consecutive WAC title tonight after Casey Craffey won the 1650 and Maddy Rey won her 3rd individual event of the meet
UNLV men and NAU women maintained their leads after Bolanos won the 200 IM, Mykkannen scored a 2nd place finish in the 500, and NAU’s Maddy Rey won the 500.
Raphaela Nakashima, Maria Brunlehner, and Emily Muteti (above) look to score the most points for GCU women and help overthrow 8x champions Northern Arizona.
Gabriel Jett of Clovis took his 5th title of the meet by winning the 200 IM at 2:02.88, ranking No. 6 in the 17-18 age group this season and No. 55 all-time.
At Santa Clarita Futures, Kevin Houseman dropped four seconds to swim 2:15.77 in the 200 breast. Also, Mia Kragh broke a minute in the 100 fly, hitting 59.07.
Gabe Castaño broke his 50 free Mexican National Record again with a 22.01, tying the FINA ‘A’ cut and making him eligible to represent Mexico at the Olympics.
UNLV picked up a pair of wins on the night, beginning with a 1-2-3-4 finish in the 1650, led by an NCAA-qualifying performance by senior Vuk Celic.
UNLV’s Cameron Castro has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week for the week of Oct. 22-29.
The UNLV men and women swept Cal Baptist Saturday at the Lancer Aquatic Center. The Rebel women won 220 to 80, while the Rebel men won 168.5 to 125.5.
The UNLV men and women’s swim team wrapped up its home opener weekend with a dual meet sweep against CSU Bakersfield on Saturday.
Greek NAG record-holder Panagiotis Bolanos has committed to swim for University of Nevada at Las Vegas beginning in the fall of 2019.
4-sport high school athlete Jacob Keller has committed to swim for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels beginning in the fall of 2019.