Air Force Women's Swimming & Diving Coasts To Win Over Nebraska-Omaha

    Junior Gabbrielle Aranda.

    Junior Gabbrielle Aranda.

    Oct. 15, 2012

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    USAFA, Colo. - Air Force women's swimming & diving dominated its dual meet with Nebraska-Omaha, coasting to a 203-96 win Monday night at the Cadet Natatorium. The Falcons took first in 12 of 16 events, and improved to 1-2 on the season.

    Juniors Erin Bleyl and Gabbrielle Aranda and freshmen Jessica Horn and Sara Menke paced the Falcons with two individual wins each. The Falcons went 1-2-3 in both diving events, in addition to the 200 breast, 500 free and 100 fly.

    The Falcons opened the meet by winning the 400 medley relay. The group of Samantha Laughlin, Kim Davis, Haley Holcombe and Hannah Cesare swam a time of 3:58.51.

    The Falcons went on to win the next three events. Menke won the 100 free (11:04.18), Cesare the 200 free (1:57.98) and Bleyl the 100 back (59.38).

    Aranda then won the 200 fly (2:12.88) and later, the 100 fly (59.09). Bleyl also won the 200 back (2:12.05) and Leah Weber won the 200 breast (2:25.66). Menke later won the 500 free (5:20.10) and Kim Davis won the 200 medley (2:12.98).

    The Falcons dominated the diving events, with Horn winning the 1m (233.33) and 3m diving (245.03).

    Air Force retuns to action Friday, Oct. 19, along with the mens' team, hosting Colorado College, Colorado Mesa and Colorado Mines.

     

     

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