LARAMIE, Wyoming, Nov. 12. THE University of Wyoming's men's and women's swimming and diving teams experienced tremendous success against the University of Denver Pioneers on Saturday. The Cowboys outscored the Pioneers 145-96 and the Cowgirls won 164-78.
The women started the meet off by going 1-2-3 in the 1000-freestyle. Ashley Mallett, Kristin Lewis and Erin Hennings finished with the three top times, respectively.
Junior Allison Schmid won the 200 freestyle with her season best time (1:57.90). She also took the 500 freestyle (5.22:84).
Several Cowgirls contributed to the win over Denver, as seven different women finished with first place in various events. Sophomore Channing Kimball won the 1-meter diving competition with 201.23 points. Her teammates Lauren Colaric and Shea Boyle followed closely to round out the top three spots with 200.85 and 193.73 points, respectively. Colaric went on to win the 3-meter diving competition with 238.05 points.
Junior Damian Storz finished with his best time of the season in the 1000-freestyle, 9:47.60, giving him the victory. He also won the 200-butterfly with a 1:55.77 time and took second place in the 200-breaststroke.
Also contributing to the Cowboys' victory were Grant Kritzinger, Guy Fulfer, Per Malmberg and Jon McNeely, who all finished first in their respective events.
Senior Oscar Delgado continued his diving success over the weekend as he won both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions for the fourth time this season.
The Cowgirls travel to Albuquerque, NM for a dual against the University of New Mexico Lobos on Nov. 17 at noon