Pack Score 191-104 Victory Over Boise State In First Home Meet Of The Season
Reno, Nev. - The University of Nevada swimming and diving team scored an easy 191-104 victory over Boise State University at Lombardi Pool in Reno, Nev. Saturday afternoon. The Wolf Pack won 12 of 16 events on the day and it could have been 14 had they not exhibitioned the last two events of the meet. With the victory the Pack improved to 4-3 in dual competition this season while the Broncos dropped to 5-8.
The Pack 200-yard medley relay of Jeanette Tour, Margaret Doolittle, Michaela Schmidt, and Nonie Wainwright opened the meet with a first place finish in a time of 1:47.50. Nevada’s other two relays in the event placed second and third.
Three Nevada competitors were double individual winners in the meet for Nevada.
Junior diver Candice Minette led the Pack with a sweep of the top four spots in both the 1 and 3-meter disciplines. Minette scored 310.40 to win the 1-meter and 396.95 to claim victory in the 3-meter as she was a double winner on the day. Chelsea Sawyer, Heather Ramirez, and Trisha Wesner took spots two, three, and four in both events.
After helping guide the 200-yard medley relay to a first place finish Tour, a freshman, was a double individual winner in the 100 and 200-yard backstroke. Junior Courtney Eads won two individual events, the 1000-yard freestyle, and 200-yard breaststroke. Eads also posted the top time in the 200-yard IM as an exhibition swimmer.
In addition to swimming on the winning 200-yard medley relay Schmidt won the 100-yard freestyle and placed second in the 100-yard butterfly. Senior Bobbie Lee Reese took the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 1:56.64. Wainwright, another Pack senior won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 24.72 and was third in the 100-yard freestyle.
Doolittle was victorious in the 100-yard breaststroke and placed third in the 100-yard butterfly. Junior Kim Kabesh won the 100-yard butterfly and placed second in the 200-yard backstroke in the meet.
JayDee Huppert had two top three finishes placing second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 50-yard freestyle.
Five Pack swimmers had second place finishes on the day, Sarah Shields in the 100-yard breaststroke, Miranda Moore in the 500-yard freestyle, Juliane Fritcher in the 100-yard backstroke, Kim Medina in the 200-yard butterfly, and Jessica Hemmingsen in the 50-yard freestyle.
Summer Halwas-Morgan took third in the 200-yard butterfly and Danielle Maddock placed third in the 200-yard freestyle as the Pack had 28 individual finishes in the top three.
The Pack will host their final home dual of the season on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. when New Mexico State travels to Reno.