Falcon Women’s Swimming & Diving Splits Double Dual With Colorado State & San Diego State
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force women's swimming and diving team split its double dual swim meet with Colorado State and San Diego State Saturday afternoon at the Cadet Natatorium. The Falcons rallied to down the Aztecs, 160-140 and fell to the Rams 172-128.
Colorado State swept the double dual, also defeating SDSU 195-99.
Trailing the100-88 after 10 events, the Falcons (7-2, 2-2 MWC) kicked it into high gear, winning the next three events to overtake the Aztecs. Air Force won 10 of the 16 events against SDSU and seven events against CSU.
Leading the way for the Falcons, were freshman Jane Hwang, juniors Lauren White and Blair Leake and senior Carly Omizo.
Hwang continues to swim well for AFA, placing first in three events. She won the 100 and 200 yard butterfly events with a time of 58.31 in the 100 fly and 2:12.68 in the 200 fly. Hwang also won the 200 individual medley (2:12.29) and senior Colleen Smith followed in second (2:14.42).
White dominated the distance freestyle events for the Falcons, winning the 1000 free (10:46.42) and the 500 free (5:15.36).
The duo of Omizo and Leake owned the breaststroke events, placing first and second in the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Omizo placed first in the 100 breast (1:07.42) and Leake took second (1:08.47). Leake then won the 200 breast (2:28.35) and Omizo placed second (2:30.29).
The Falcons top diver was sophomore Danielle Dowds, who finished second in both the one-meter (217.70) and three-meter (230.60) dives.
Air Force returns to action Jan. 6, 2006, travelling west with the men's team to take on UC San Diego in La Jolla, Calif.