The Air Force men’s swimming and diving team extended its lead after day three of the WAC Championships led by Michael Barnosky’s win in the 100-yard breaststroke. Barnosky set a new WAC record with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 51.98. UNLV senior Lucas James also broke a WAC record with a score of 344.80 on platform diving. Grand Canyon won its third relay of the meet with a time of 3:08.80 in the 400 medley relay.
Defending women’s champion Northern Arizona holds a commanding lead over New Mexico State with one day left in the meet. Grand Canyon’s Estela Davis Ortiz was a double winner on the night with victories in the 400 IM (4:16.14) and the 100 backstroke (54.16). CSU Bakersfield won two events as Michaela Paige took gold in the 200 free (1:47.73) and the 400 medley relay won with a time of 3:41.85.
WAC contributed this report.
|DAY THREE FINALS|
|400 IM||Champions – W: Estela Davis Ortiz, Grand Canyon | M: Ryan Nelson, Wyoming|
|100 Butterfly||Champions – W: Dorottya Lennert, NM State | M: Pasha Semochkin, UNLV|
|200 Freestyle||Champions – W: Michaela Paige, CSU Bakersfield | M: Aaron Chanas-LaRue, North Dakota|
|100 Breaststroke||Champions – W: Blaise Wittenauer-Lee, Seattle U | M: Michael Barnosky, Air Force|
|100 Backstroke||Champions – W: Estela Davis Ortiz, Grand Canyon | M: Mark Nikolaev, Grand Canyon|
|Men’s Platform Diving||Champion: Lucas James, UNLV|
|400 Medley Relay||Champions – W: CSU Bakersfield | M: Grand Canyon|