Wyoming Swimming And Diving Teams Dominate In Denver

Nov. 17, 2000


The University of Wyoming swimmingand diving teams remained undefeated on the season after easily takingcare if their opponents Friday evening at Denver University in Denver,Colo.

The men defeated host Denver University 167-80, while the womendefeated both Denver and Northern Colorado in a triangular contest. TheCowgirls recorded 154 total points to DU's 51 and UNC's 38.

"It was a great team effort," said UW head coach Tom Johnson. "We swamvery well, just like we did last year at this pool, it's a wonderfulfacility to compete in. It's so exciting to be able to come to thispool and race hard and swim fast and turn out these times this early inthe season considering how hard we have been training. We are verypleased about the performances."

Both Wyoming teams dominated the meet, winning ten events each. On themen's side senior Jason Garman won both the 50 free with a time of 21.89and the 100 fly with a time of 52.55. Junior Per Malmberg won the 1000free (9:59.69), sophomore Ted Dibble won the 200 free (1:45.37),sophomore Jon George won the 100 free (47.85), sophomore Damian Storzplaced first in the 500 free (4:48.58) and junior Oscar Delgado took thethree-meter springboard and the one-meter. The Cowboys also won bothrelay events.

Delgado's score on the three-meter (310.40) qualified him for the NCAAZone Diving Championships.

The Cowgirls had many outstanding performances on their way to the teamvictory. Sophomore Mabry Fiddler won the 1000 free with a time of10:50.91, freshman Lauren Bush came back from a leg injury to win the200 free (1:56.99), junior Jennifer Schurz won the 200 IM (2:12.15),sophomore Angie Sax placed first in the 100 fly (58.71), freshman KatieHaywood took the 100 free (54.01), sophomore Jody Riskowski won the 100back (59.78), sophomore Allison Schmid won the 100 breast (1:08.79),sophomore Darcrea Corey won the 500 free (5:23.51), senior WendyO'Connell took first in the three-meter springboard (245.75) andsophomore Lauren Colaric won the one-meter springboard (228.00). Likethe men, the women also swept both relay events.

The Cowgirls (3-0, 0-0) next host Northern Colorado Monday, Nov. 20 atCorbett Pool. The women's dual against UNC begins at 6:00 p.m. TheCowboys (2-0, 0-0) will take some time off to train before heading toSeattle, Wash., Dec. 1, when they compete at the Husky Invite.