McDonough swims NCAA B cut time in 500 free on day 3 of RMAC Championships

McDonough swims NCAA B cut time in 500 free on day 3 of RMAC Championships

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (February 13, 2015)April McDonough (Fr., Frisco, Texas) highlighted day three of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships for Colorado State University-Pueblo, recording a NCAA B cut time of 5:05.42 in the 500 free.

After day three, the ThunderWolves remain in seventh place with a team total of 137 points.

McDonough notched her NCAA B cut time in the first final of the day. The freshman's altitude-adjusted time of 5:05.42 smashed her previous season-best time and landed her in fourth place in the A final.

Emily Foster (Jr., Santa Barbara, Calif.) qualified for the finals in the 100 breaststroke. The junior touched the wall in a season-best time of 1:08.10 to finish third in the B final.

In the 200 butterfly, Magdalena Contreras-Gomez (Fr., Austin, Texas) recorded her best time of the season to finish in third in the B final with a mark of 2:14.71.

The ThunderWolves' quartet of McDonough, Deanna Harrison (Fr., Orlando, Fla.), Contreras-Gomez and Samantha Sannes (Fr., Torrance, Calif.) finished in seventh place in the A final of the 800 freestyle relay. The quartet recorded a time of 8:10.30.

CSU-Pueblo wraps up competition at the RMAC Championships Saturday at Colorado Mesa's El Pomar Natatorium. The preliminary rounds begin at 9:30 a.m., while the finals get under way at 5:00 p.m.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.