Wyoming Sweeps Weekly Mountain West Awards

by SwimSwam 1

January 21st, 2020 College

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.


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.


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

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Way to go Cowgirls !!!! Love Wyoming Swimming !!!

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