Mountain West Conference Releases Swimming & Diving Preseason Coaches' Poll
Oct. 8, 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
The Air Force men’s swimming and diving team was selected to finish third in the Mountain West Conference for the 2009-10 regular season, as voted on by the league’s head coaches. Meanwhile, the Air Force women were chosen to finish ninth in the conference.
UNLV collected five first-place votes and a total of 25 points to capture the top spot in the men's poll. BYU received the remaining first-place nod and totaled 18 points for second place. Air Force claimed third position with 17 points, closely followed by Wyoming in fourth with 16 points. TCU and Utah were picked to tie for fifth with seven points each.
On the women's side, BYU received seven first-place votes and garnered 63 points to finish atop the women's poll. UNLV and San Diego State collected one first-place vote apiece, as the Rebels finished second with 54 total points and the Aztecs third with 49 points. Wyoming claimed the fourth spot with 42 points, followed by Colorado State with 38 points and Utah with 30 points. TCU (25 points), New Mexico (14 points) and Air Force (nine points) round out the poll finishing seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively.
The Falcons’ swimming teams open up the season next weekend, Oct. 16-17, when they travel to Stockton, Calif., for the Pacific Invitational.
2009-10 MWC Preseason Men's Swimming & Diving Poll
2009-10 MWC Preseason Women's Swimming & Diving Poll