Miller And Barras Named MWC Swimmer And Diver Of The Week
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/26/2005
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Jan. 26, 2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - New Mexico junior Robyn Miller and senior Becca Barras have been named Mountain West Conference Women's Swimmer and Diver of the Week, respectively. Miller is a two-time award winner, while Barras is a 13-time recipient.

Miller, a Yountville, Calif., native, won a pair of individual events and helped the UNM 200-yard medley relay team to a third place finish vs. Air Force in the Lobos' conference dual meet victory last week. She won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:10.30 and followed with a victory in the 500-yard freestyle, clocking in with a time of 5:10.97. Miller also swam the second leg for the 200 medley relay squad which clocked in at 1:51.97.

Senior Becca Barras earned her 13th career MWC Diver of the Week honor today.

Barras, a native of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, turned in a first place finish in the 3-meter springboard and a second-place finish in the 1-meter board in the Lobos conference dual meet win over Air Force. She scored 323.33 in the 3-meter for the victory and a score of 272.55 in the 1-meter. Barras holds the top point total in the 3-meter board, scoring 484.15 at the Texas Invitational earlier this season.

Mountain West Conference Women's Swimmers and Divers of the Week

Date Swimmer Diver
Oct. 28 Lauren White, So., Air Force Becca Barras, Sr., New Mexico
Nov. 3 Michelle Blair, Fr., Utah Kelsey Patterson, So., Utah
Nov. 10 Brittany Davis, So., BYU Becca Barras, Sr., New Mexico
Nov. 17 Katie Wronn, So., UNLV Kelsey Patterson, So., Utah
Nov. 24 Marta Stepanczuk, Sr., Utah Elyse Hall, Fr., Colorado State
Jan. 13 None Brittany Wainwright, Fr., Wyoming
Jan. 19 Alison McInturff, So., Utah Becca Barras, Sr., New Mexico
Jan. 26 Robyn Miller, Jr., New Mexico Becca Barras, Sr., New Mexico