Michael Barnosky Leads Air Force Men at WACs, Northern Arizona Women Still Leading

Photo Courtesy: Juan DeLeon/WAC

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

 

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