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Feature with Wyoming swimming and diving All-Americans Kelsey Conci and Mark Murdock, 3-30-11
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Junior: (2010-11)- Conci had one of the best years in Cowgirl history, earning a NCAA Championship bid and breaking Mountain West Championship records. At the 2011 NCAA Championships, Conci was the first Cowgirl in 19 years to earn Honorable Mention All-America. She earned All-America honors in the 100 backstroke placing 10th with a new MW and UW record time of 52.20. At the MW Championships, she won one individual and one relay championship. She was a member of the 200 medley relay team that won the MW Championship and set a conference-record time of 1:39.62. She was a member of the 400 medley relay team that placed second at conference. She and her teammates placed fourth in the 400 freestyle relay with an NCAA `B' cut time of 3:21.03. Individually, Conci won a MW Championship in the 100 backstroke with a time of 53.27. She placed third in the 100 freestyle with another NCAA `B' cut time of 50.00. In the 50 freestyle, she placed seventh at the conference championships with a time of 22.94. She broke Wyoming school records in the 100 free, 100 back and was a member of the 200 and 400 medley record-breaking teams. She also sits in second place in the 50 free all-time standings. She earned All-MW honors in the 50 and 100 free, the 100 back and the 200 and 400 medley relay. She also earned her third Cowgirl letter award.
Sophomore: (2009-10)- Conci played a key role in the Cowgirls success during the 2009-10 season, competing on the MW champion 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams, the third-place 400 medley relay team and placing in the top-10 in three individual events. Conci helped the 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams to MW Championships and school records, the 200 free team not only set a school record time, but also a MW-record time of 1:30.55. In her individual events at the 2010 MW Championships she recorded three top-10 finishes, including setting a school record and a third-place finish in the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.68. She placed fourth in the 50 free and seventh in the 100 free.
Freshman: (2008-09)- Conci proved to be one of the fastest Cowgirls in the sprint freestyle and backstroke events. She wrote her name in the UW record book in both events. She was second in school history in the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke, as well as first in the 200 and 400 medley, and 200 freestyle relays. During the season, Conci had a great dual meet against Denver. She placed first in both the 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle. At the 2009 MW Championships, Conci placed 11th in the 100 backstroke and 12th in the 50 freestyle. She earned her first letter award at UW.
High School: At Moffat County High School, Conci was a captain for her team that won the state championship for their class in 2008. She held school records in the 200 medley relay, 200 free, 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, and 400 free relay. She also was the 50 free state champion and earned a place on the All-State team her senior year, after being honorable mention All-State her junior year. Conci was in National Honor Society, a 2-time academic letter, and 4-time scholar athlete.
Personal: Born on Feb. 17, 1990 in Craig, Colo., she is the daughter of Kim and Terry Conci and has a twin sister, Caitlin, who swims at North Dakota, and two older sisters, Brenna and Cara. She is majoring in social sciences at UW.
Top Times: 50 freestyle- 22.69; 100 free- 49.51; 100 backstroke- 52.36