Wyoming Swimming & Diving Claims Dual Victories


GREEN RIVER, Wyo. – Wyoming swimming and diving defeated Colorado Mesa by a score of 193-104 on the men’s side and 179-117 on the women’s side, Saturday afternoon at the Green River High School Aquatic Center.

Junior Wade Nelson led the Cowboys with two individual victories and swam the first leg of Wyoming’s winning 400 medley relay team. Nelson won the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:53.84 and then the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:07.41, while the relay team posted a mark of 3:25.03. A standout performance from senior Casey Duckworth helped the Cowgirls to the dual win. Duckworth won the first individual event of the day, the 1000 freestyle, finishing in 10:43.43. The Costa Mesa, Calif. native then tallied a winning time of 2:10.05 in the 200 butterfly.                                  

“Casey Duckworth and Wade Nelson each had standout performances today, but we have a lot of work to do between now and the Missouri Invite,” UW head coach Tom Johnson said. “The divers were outstanding, as usual, especially against great competition today.”

On the boards, senior Keely Bishop won the one-meter with a score of 246.83 and the three-meter with a score of 256.43. Freshman Scotia Mullin and senior Jacob Rehmeier claimed victory for the men’s squad. Mullin won the one-meter, scoring a 303.38, while Rehmeier won the three-meter, posting a 284.48. 

UW swimming and diving will be back in action at the Missouri Invite, Nov. 17-19. Follow @wyo_swimdive on Twitter for meet updates.