Falcons Go 4-1 Friday In Meet vs. North Dakota, Seattle and Wyoming

    Junior Alex Pecci.

    Junior Alex Pecci.

    Jan. 18, 2013

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    USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force swimming & diving opened its 2013 season combining to go 4-1 in competition against North Dakota, Seattle and Wyoming Friday night at the Cadet Natatorium. The Falcon women's team swept UND and Seattle, while the men's team downed UND and Seattle and fell to Wyoming in head-to-head competition.

    The Falcon women's team dominated day one action by taking first place overall in the first 11 of 13 events. Sophomore Kim Davis and freshman Jessica Horn led the way for the Falcons by winning two individual events each.

    Davis won the 200 yard individual medley and 500 freestyle. Horn won both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events.

    Air Force also had first-place swims by freshman Sara Menke in the 1000 free, junior Erin Bleyl in the 200 free and senior Heather Ireland in the 50 free. Winning swims also came from senior Haley Holcombe in the 200 butterfly, junior Hannah Cesare in the 100 free and junior Samantha Laughlin in the 200 back. The group of Laughlin, freshman Leah Weber, Holcombe and Cesare also won the 400 medley relay.

    The Air Force men's team won three events, with junior Alex Pecci and sophomore Ryan Dunne earning wins for the Falcons.

    Pecci won the 3-meter dive and Dunne won the 100 free. The group of senior Matt Millikin, freshman Michael Barnosky, senior Kaleb Jenkins and Dunne also combined to win the 400 medley relay.

    The same schools return to action tomorrow, starting at 11 a.m. It will be senior day for the Air Force women's seniors, who will be swimming in their final home meet.

    Head-to-head scores - Friday, Jan. 18

    Men
    Wyoming 187, North Dakota 56
    Wyoming 163, Air Force 80
    Air Force, 180, North Dakota 63
    Wyoming 194, Seattle 43
    Seattle 126, North Dakota 111
    Air Force 183, Seattle 54

    Women
    Air Force 156, North Dakota 77
    North Dakota 144, Seattle 84
    Air Force 156, Seattle 69

     

     

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