UNLV junior Panos Bolanos (above) won three individual events as the Rebels topped Utah for the first time in over 20 years.
Tony Chen (above) snagged two 2nd place finishes and Luke McDivitt won the platform event, pushing Utah into an early lead before swimming begins on Sunday.
Cal is going up against Texas at the NCAA Championships in March, but first, they’ll take on the rest of the Pac-12 at the conference championships.
The Utah men got 3 divers into the final of the 1-meter event allowing them to declare an early lead in the team standings.
Chen came out on top in the men’s 3-meter, placing first with a score of 393.85.
DeRyk claimed four first-place finishes in Utah’s 179-121 win over rival BYU, including a pool record in the 100 butterfly (47.14).
The University of Utah set a pair of pool records and won all but two events on their way to a sweep of Division II Colorado Mesa University.
The Pac-12 announced today that David Fridlander of Utah was named the Men’s Swimmer of the Week and fellow Ute Tony Chen was voted Men’s Diver of the Week.
The Conference office announced that USC’s Alexei Sancov was named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer of the Week and Utah’s Tony Chen was voted Men’s Diver of the Week.