Much of the pre-season conversation about Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has been whether he will keep the 200 fly on his NCAA schedule or swap it out for the 200 breast. He swam and won both of those races Saturday against the Utes.
Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.
Utah won 13 out of 15 events at their relay exhibition against BYU.
The University of Utah swimming and diving teams will compete against BYU this Friday, Sept. 22 in the Ute Natatorium.
Ungur led the Utes’ 200 medley relay off in a blistering 20.98.
Once again, freshman Dean Farris played a big role for Harvard, winning his signature 200 free.
Wyoming finished their first half of the season off strong with a win over Utah, (173-127), winning ten out of a total 16 events.
Utah men and women come out victorious over UNLV.
Freshman Nick Arakelian of Queens shared Swimmer of the Meet honors with teammate Matt Josa for his performance at the 2015 Bluegrass Mountain Conference championships.
Vika Arkhipova of Wingate will challenge Caroline Arakelian of Queens for the conference title in the 200 back on the final day of competition at the 2015 BMC Conference championships.
Natalie Burnett won two more events -the 100 fly and 100 back- on Friday to bring her total to three for the meet so far.
Carson-Newman’s Paul Ungur is top seed in the men’s 200 back at the 2015 BMC championships which begin on Wednesday, February 11, at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.
“Quite impressive swimming this weekend for us. It truly humbles me to see how hard the athletes have trained and for them to see it pay off in this magnificent way across the board is fantastic,” coach Paige McCord said. “We want to give the glory to Christ for all he has blessed this team with, both in and out of the water.”