Swimming Finishes Sixth At Second Conference Championship Of Year
March 1, 2008
HOUSTON, Texas - The University of Northern Colorado swimming & diving team finished sixth at the 2008 Conference USA Championship as an invitational member. SMU won the title with a league record 926 points, while the Bears tallied 275 points.
Sophomore Nan Liu hit her third NCAA B qualifying standard of the meet, finishing second in the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 2:00.54, breaking her own school record of 2:00.57 from last season.
Schmitt also placed 12th in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 52.53 as SMU took six of the top eight spots in the race. Freshman Tori Gutt finished 11th in the 200 yard breaststroke in 2:24.21.
Several swimmers will compete at the American Short Course Championship March 6-8 in Austin, Texas.
Women - Team Scores
1 SMU 926
2 Rice 635
3 East Carolina 518
4 Houston 431
5 Marshall 365
6 Northern Colorado 275
7 Cal State Bakersfield 201