Oct. 6, 2000
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Wyoming head swimming coach Tom Johnson resurrected the Alumni vs.Varsity meet this season. The last time this meet was held was in 1996.
The meet matched current Wyoming varsity swimmers and divers againstformer Cowboy and Cowgirl letterwinners. To even out the teams, thealumni team was stocked with current UW freshman.
The varsity dominated the meet, winning 20 of the 22 events. Seventeenmeet records were also broken during the course of competition.
Sophomore Missy Lewis won two events, the 50 free and 50 breast to leadall varsity swimmers. Freshman Lauren Bush, who swam for the alumni,had an impressive debut for the Cowgirls winning both the 100 and 200free.
Other individual winners for the Cowgirls were Auburn transfer MabryFiddler in the 100 IM, sophomore Angie Sax in the in the 50 fly andsophomore Jody Riskowski in the 50 back.
In diving sophomore Lauren Colaric swept both the one and three-meterevents. Colaric transferred to Wyoming this year from Auburn.
Senior Buddy Boysen and sophomore Jake Weidert were the top Cowboyperformers, both winning two events. Boysen won the 100 IM and the 50fly and Weidert won the 200 free and the 50 breast.
Senior Jason Garman won the 50 free and junior Jake Rehard won the 100free. Junior Oscar Delgado swept the diving events.
"This was a real fun meet for our athletes and was a great way to getthe season started," said UW head coach Tom Johnson. "I was verypleased with our performances and feel with more work we'll only getstronger."