Led by three first-place finishes from Rey, Northern Arizona successfully defended the Wall Aquatic Center in its regular season home opener.
UNLV’s men’s team finished with a score of 838 to extend their winning streak at the Western Athletic Conference Championships to three years.
After moving into 4th this year on day one, Zhang now sits as the third fastest in the NCAA this season in the 200 free after lowering his conference record.
The Arizona women picked up wins against NAU and Washington State, while NAU beat WSU for just the 3rd time in program history.
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
Northern Arizona women maintained their lead after Maddy Rey won the 400 IM with a school-record time of 4:15.32 and a 2-second lead over the field.
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.
The two teams tied on Saturday, NAU’s Senior Day. This is the last meet for NAU’s swimmers, though the divers will participate in a diving invite in February.
Arizona All American backstroker Aria Bernal swept the backstrokes in an exhibition meet against Northern Arizona in Tucson.
NAU defeated the University of New Mexico on Saturday, winning on home turf and featuring personal bests from the divers.
The diving portion of the championships will begin on this coming Thursday, and they will be pivotal in determining which team wins the WAC crown this year.
New Mexico State jumped up 2 places from Day 2, and are heading into the final day of competition just 28 points behind NAU.
The team standings remain very tight, with just 22 points between NAU in 1st and New Mexico State in 4th.
Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona, the two top conference title contenders this year, are tied going into the first day of individual racing tomorrow.