Cowboys Host Colorado School of Mines on Saturday

Oct. 24, 2013


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The University of Wyoming Cowboy swimming and diving team hosts Colorado School of Mines in a non-conference dual in Corbett Pool Saturday at noon. It will be the Cowboys' only dual meet in Corbett Pool this season. UW will honor five seniors before the dual against the Orediggers, as Jayce Calhoon, Jeff Frey, Ethan Griffel, Nick Rutecki and Derek Campbelleach will be honored.

"The group of seniors we have this season have been great examples of what we expect our kids to be and they are all huge assets to our program," UW head coach Tom Johnsonsaid.

After a week out of the pool, the Cowboys look to build off strong season openers at the DU Relays and Wyoming Diving Invite. UW won four-straight events and five overall at the DU Relays. UW took the 100 freestyle relay with a time of 37.45, as the team of junior Adam Kalms, Griffel, junior Ryan O'Leary and Frey won the event by a tenth of a second. Wyoming won the 100 freestyle underwater relay with the team of Kalms, sophomore George Eglesfield, Rutecki and Calhoon, as the foursome finished at 40.29. The 400 medley relay team of Kalms, sophomore Ryan Nelson, junior Jordan Turner and sophomore Kyle Scalisewon the Cowboys' third-straight event at 3:30.16. The fourth-consecutive win for UW came in the 500 freestyle relay with the team of Frey, O'Leary, Kalms and Griffel, as they won the event by seven seconds at 4:02.64. The 400 freestyle relay team of Kalms, O'Leary, Griffel and Frey wrapped up the final event win for the Cowboys at 3:03.55.

The divers opened the season strong at the first-annual Wyoming Diving Invite in Corbett Pool. In the men's events, Campbell reigned supreme over freshman Jacob Rehmeier. Campbell posted an impressive 284.51 in the 1-meter springboard and 283.58 in the 3-meter springboard. Rehmeier finished at 183 in the 3-meter springboard and 180.38 in the 1-meter springboard in his first meet as a Cowboy.

Colorado School of Mines was in action last Friday evening at the Air Force Academy Dual Meet Invitational. The Orediggers went 0-3 at Air Force with losses to Simon Fraser, Air Force and Colorado Mesa. Junior Zack Gertig won two events last weekend winning the 100 and 200 freestyle.