Feb. 22, 2007
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The University of New Mexico women's swimming and diving team is still in sixth place after day two of the Mountain West Conference Championships hosted by Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Lobos, now with 122 points, trail BYU's 327, Utah's 236, Wyoming's 212, UNLV's 209 and Colorado State's 171. TCU, Air Force and San Diego State are behind the Lobos with 119, 78 and 63 pts, respectively.
After day two last year the Lobos stayed in seventh place with 128 points.
Senior Jenna Syverson captured the best individual finish of the night for the Lobos. She placed seventh in the 50-yard freestyle touching the wall in 23.70. Junior Tori Clarridge finished close behind in 11th clocking in a final time of 23.95.
Junior diver Carrie Quinn finished eighth on the 1-meter springboard with a total of 252.20 points.
Hale placed 14th in the 500-yard free for the Lobos (5:04.52). Freshman Ashley Grisdale sealed another 14th place finish for the Lobos this time in the 200-yard individual medley (2:07.87).
Day three finals begin Friday at 6 p.m. The scheduled events are the 400-yard IM, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard free, 100-yard breaststroke and 100-yard backstroke.
For the first time, real-time results will be available online by visiting http://themwc.cstv.com/livestats/c-swim/results/index.htm, or go to the MWC Swimming & Diving Championships page at http://themwc.cstv.com/champ/swim-champ-2007.html. Final results will also be posted on www.golobos.com.