Mi Leads Pack at Championships, San Jose State in First Overall
Feb. 24, 2012
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – San Jose State extended its lead at the 2012 Western Athletic Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships being held at the Palo Alto College Aquatic Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Spartans lead Northern Arizona by 64 points with one day of competition remaining and have 475 points overall.
Jojo Mi continued to be Nevada’ strongest swimmer on day three of the WAC Championships, missing out on her second individual win by less than a second. She finished second in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:46.76. New Mexico State’s Aliena Schmidtke took the gold with a time of 1:46.38.
In the three-meter dive, Grace Huang was second for the second straight year with 331.20 points followed by Fresno State’s Hannah Prigge (317.05). Hawaii's Daniella Nero won the gold on the three-meter board with a score of 343.75. As a team, Nevada scored 108 points on Friday and sits in fifth overall with one day left. The Wolf Pack has 255 total points.
Action concludes tomorrow at the Palo Alto College Aquatic Center with the 1,650 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and the 400 freestyle relay. Prelims begin at 11:00 a.m., the first two heats of the 1650 free begin at 4:30 p.m. and the finals start at 6:30 p.m.