Air Force Men's Swimming & Diving 2011 MWC Championships Recap
March 2, 2011
The Air Force men's swimming & diving team capped off a successful 2010-11 season at the 2011 Mountain West Conference Swimming & Diving Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Falcons broke three school records, had 19 swims that cracked the schools' all-time top-10 list and nine NCAA B-cut swims.
Gunn, a senior, earned Air Force's first-ever conference title in the 200 yard butterfly event with a time of 1:46.21. It was Gunn's third overall MWC title. The Gainesville, Ga., native earned All-MWC honors in the 200 individual medley, where he was runner up, the 200 backstroke and was the leadoff leg of the all-conference 800 free relay team. Gunn set a new school records in the 100 butterfly (47.64), 100 (48.13) and 200 backstokes (1:45.60) and also earned the MWC Senior Recognition award.
Butler, a junior, earned all-conference honors in the 200, 500 and 1650 freestyle events. The Williamsburg, Va. native was a top-five finisher in all three events, earning NCAA B-cut swims in the 500 and 1650 free events. In addition to the middle and distance free events, Butler anchored the 800 free relay group.
Air Force finished sixth at the MWC Championships.
800 free relay
MWC Senior Recognition Award
100 Fly - Benjamin Gunn 47.64 in time trails
100 Back - Benjamin Gunn 48.13 split in 400 medley relay
200 Back - Benjamin Gunn 1:45.60
Air Force Academy All-Time Top 10 Swims
NCAA B-Cut Swims
400 Free Relay
800 Free Relay
400 Medley Relay