Courtesy: Mountain West Swimming & Diving
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Wyoming’s Phoebe Browne and Melissa Mirafuentes have been named MW Swimming and Diving Peak Players of the Week. Browne was named swimmer of the week, while Mirafuentes garnered diver of the week.
The honor marks Browne’s first career accolade and Mirafuentes’ second.
SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Phoebe Browne, Wyoming
Sophomore, Franklin, Tennessee/Franklin HS
- Against Cal Baptist, the sophomore tallied a top finish in the 100 breast (1:05.01) and a top-10 finish in the 100 fly (59.72). She also swam the third leg of the second-place 400 medley relay team.
- Against UNLV, recorded 29 of the Cowgirls’ 142 points, while placing first in the 100 breast (1:04.93) and recording a season-best 2:20.84 in the 200 breast.
DIVER OF THE WEEK
Melissa Mirafuentes, Wyoming
Freshman, Guadalupe, Mexico/Preparatoria 9
- Placed sixth on the 1-meter and fifth on the 3-meter at the competitive Bruin invite.
- Tallied a 270 on the 1-meter dive in the finals, while taking home a 283.80 in the preliminary round.
- Recorded a 323.75 in the finals of the 3-meter dive.
2019 Mountain West Swimming and Diving Players of the Week
|Swimmer of the Week||Diver of the Week|
|Oct. 1 – Andressa Cholodovskis, Sr., Nevada||Oct. 1 – Karla Contreras, Jr., Wyoming|
|Oct. 8 – Sefilina Maile, Fr., Air Force||Oct. 8 – Gabby Peltier, Fr., Air Force|
|Oct. 15 – Klara Thormalm, So., San Diego State||Oct. 15 – Marti Erlam, Fr., Boise State|
|Oct. 22 – Robin Pinger, Sr., Boise State
Courtney Vincent, Sr., San Diego State
|Oct. 22 – Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez, So., San Diego State|
|Oct. 29 – Wiktoria Samula, So., Nevada||Oct. 29 – Laura Isabel Vazquez Lopez, So., Nevada|
|Nov. 5 – Donna dePolo, Jr., Nevada||Nov. 5 – Laura Isabel Vazquez Lopez, So., Nevada|
|Nov. 12 – Sefilina Maile, Fr., Air Force||Nov. 12 – Melissa Mirafuentes, Fr., Wyoming|
|Nov. 26 – Morganne McKennan, Sr., San Diego State||Nov. 26 – Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez, So., San Diego State|
|Dec. 10 – No Selection||Dec. 10 – No Selection|
|Jan. 14 – Katelyn Blattner, Jr., Wyoming||Jan. 14 – Skylar Williams, Jr., Colorado State|
|Jan. 21 – Phoebe Brown, So., Wyoming||Jan. 21 – Melissa Mirafuentes, Fr., Wyoming|