Swimming & Diving falters at San Diego State
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – On the second-straight day of swimming at San Diego State, the Northern Colorado Bears fell to the host Aztecs, 90-70 and to Tulane 102-59 in the last competition of the winter training trip.
Senior diver Kelly Schmeckpeper-Cook posted a score of 276.23 in the one-meter diving to finish second. Her score is the third-highest total in the history of the Aztec Aquaplex, which opened in 2008. Her score of 276.68 in the three-meter event was also good for second place on the day and ranks eighth in the history of the facility. Sophomore Sara Moldenhauer also finished fourth in the one-meter and fifth in the three-meter.
Freshman Courtney Van Oost finished fourth in the 200 backstroke, touching the wall in 2:09.94, while fellow freshman Renee Stephens was fifth in the 200 breaststroke after clocking a 2:30.56. Senior Tori Gutt also finished fifth in 200 IM, swimming a 2:12.49.
The Bears return to Colorado and begin the second semester of classes on Monday, Jan. 10. They return to the pool on Jan. 15 at the Maverick Meet, hosted by Mesa State in Grand Junction.