Northern Arizona freshman Lainie Bell had a breakthrough swim in the 200 back, completing a sweep of the WAC backstroke titles.
Zhang’s time is half a second faster than what it took to make NCAAs last season (1:34.21) and ranks him 29th in the NCAA.
Due to a water main break, Thursday finals of the 2020 WAC Championships were cancelled. Yesterday’s prelims were scored as timed finals.
The Air Force men claimed gold in 12 events against Colorado Mesa and Colorado School of Mines. The Falcon women also won 12 events in a sweep.
The University of Denver men’s swimming and diving program won 13 of 14 swimming events in a 203-95 defeat of Air Force on Saturday.
Both the Cowboy and Cowgirl swimming and diving teams earned their first conference victories of the season Friday night in Laramie, besting Air Force.
BYU swept the competition, topping Air Force and Colorado Mesa on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Mountain Shootout Friday and Saturday.
Mark Nikolaev swam under 45 seconds for the 2nd time this season in the 100 back
The Air Force men’s swimming & diving team will have a full weekend coming up, as the Falcons head to Denver on Friday, Oct. 20 for a dual meet with the Pioneers at 5 p.m. before returning back to Colorado Springs for the team’s home opener against Colorado Mesa and Colorado School of Mines on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. in Cadet Natatorium.
The Edison girls three-peated and the Los Alamitos boys squeaked by perennial favorite Edison to win the team races at the Sunset League championships.