Three Falcons Earn All-Mountain West Swimming Honors

    Sophomore Samantha Laughlin.

    Sophomore Samantha Laughlin.

    Feb. 29, 2012

    USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Three Air Force women's swimmers were named to the 2012 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving All-Conference Team today. All-Conference selections are awarded to the top eight finishers in the individual events and top three relay team finishers at the MW Championships.

    Sophomore Samantha Laughlin led the way, earning all-conference honors in the 100 yard and 200 backstroke events. Freshman Kim Davis earned all-conference in the 200 individual medley and senior Katharine Ernst earned all-conference in the 200 butterfly. All four swims broke school records.

    Laughlin set the school record in the 100 back with a time of 55.37 and the 200 with a time of 1:59.77. She is the first Falcon to swim a sub-two minute 200 back at Air Force.

    Davis broke the school record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:02.45. Davis also broke the school record in the 200 breastroke at the championships with a time of 2:16.78.

    Ernst capped off her four-year career by setting the school record in the 200 fly with a finals time of 2:01.94 and finishing eighth overall.

     

     

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