Falcons In Eighth Place After Day One Action At MWC Championships
Feb. 22, 2007
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force men's s swimming & diving team sits in third place after day one competition at the 2007 Mountain West Conference Swimming and Diving Championships. The Falcon women's team is in eighth place.
The BYU men's and women's swimming and diving teams lead the team rankings with 103 and 120 points, respectively. Wyoming ranks second in both lists with 96 points for the men and 107 points for the women.
Air Force is third in the men's rankings with 93 points, followed by UNLV (86), Utah (84) and TCU (73). The defending champions Utah women rank third with 86 points, followed by Colorado State (76), UNLV (72), New Mexico (63), TCU (59), Air Force (44) and San Diego State (36).
The men's 800 free relay team took second place with a time of 6:34.64. The group of Bryan Avery, T.J. Cowling, Paul Parmenter and Chris Knaute set a school record by three seconds and provisionally qualified for the NCAA's.
The men's 200 medley relay team took fourth place. The group of Nick Burton, Justin Day, Matt Sievers and Ryan Moss combined to swim a time of 1:31.02. The women's team placed eighth in the 200 medley relay. Katelyn Hunter, Leake, Lindsey Kirchhoff and Stogner combined to swim a time of 1:48.11.
The Falcons had five competitors in the men's one-meter diving and was led by senior Brady Lindberg. Lindberg placed sixth with 286 points in the finals. David Arlington took 10th, Kyle VanValkenburg 12th, Randy Rogers 14th and Brian Wilhite 16th.
Day two events begin with the women's one-meter dive prelims and women's 500 freestyle prelims at 10 a.m. CST and finals competition at 6 p.m. The MWC Swimming and Diving Championships conclude Saturday, Feb. 24.
Live stats can be followed during the meet with the link below or via the Mountain West Conference swimming & diving page.