Cowboys in Second, Cowgirls in Fourth After Day One of MWC Swimming and Diving Championships

Feb. 14, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Junior diver Oscar Delgado placedthird on the one-meter springboard with a score of 275.20 on the openingday of the 2001 Mountain West Conference Swimming and DivingChampionships in Oklahoma City, Okla., helping lead the Pokes to asecond-place team finish after three events.

BYU, the defending conference champion leads the men's team standingsafter day one with 120 points while Wyoming comes in with 100 points.The Wyoming women stand fourth with 76 points, just three points behindthird-place Utah who have 79 points. BYU leads the women's teamstandings with 124 points.

The Cowgirls' 200 medley relay team of sophomore Jody Riskowski,freshman Cystal Mecham, sophomore Angie Sax and sophomore LindseySpringer, set a new school record with a time of 1:46.96, breaking theold record of 1:47.51 which was set at last year's conferencechampionships.

"The divers came through for us really well and got us off to a goodstart," said UW head coach Tom Johnson. "The swimmers swam very fasttoday which should carry over into tomorrow. The kids are doing reallywell so far and we're looking forward to the next few days ofcompetition."

The MWC Swimming and Diving Championships continue on Thursday and willconclude on Saturuday.

Results From Day One:200 Yard Freestyle RelayWomen1. CSU       1:34.422. Utah      1:35.063. UNLV      1:35.144. BYU      1:35.585. Air Force    1:36.146. SDSU      1:37.237. Wyoming    1:37.778. New Mexico   1:38.77

MEN1. UNLV 1:19.592. BYU 1:20.783. Air Force 1:21.614. Wyoming 1:23.265. Utah 1:25.29

1-Meter Springboard Women1. S. Law, AFA 250.152. K. Einfeldt, BYU 246.353. A. Tutunnikova, BYU 241.054. J. Lish, Utah 233.105. L. Colaric, Wyo. 222.156. L. Anderson, CSU 216.257. L. Schroeder, CSU 211.108. J. Nye, BYU 207.609. C. Kimball, Wyo. 199.5511. W. O'Connell, Wyo. 193.70

MEN1. J. Wilcock, BYU 326.502. A. Russell, BYU 320.553. O. Delgado, Wyo. 275.204. V. Patil, BYU 260.505. J. Thompson, Utah 241.656. L. Richmond, UNLV 231.157. T. Gleason, Wyo. 205.608. B. Chapman, AFA 195.8510. C. Brienza, Wyo. 181.2512. M. Gorski, Wyo. 131.40

200 Yard Medley RelayWomen1. BYU 1:42.532. CSU 1:43.883. UNLV 1:44.454. Utah 1:45.395. SDSU 1:46.476. Air Force 1:46.967. Wyoming 1:46.968. New Mexico 1:47.88

MEN1. Air Force 1:29.552. BYU 1:29.623. UNLV 1:29.784. Wyoming 1:33.355. Utah 1:34.53