COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (January 16, 2016) – After one day of competition at the Colorado College Classic, the Colorado State University-Pueblo swimming & diving team sits in first place. The Pack posted 331 points on day one, 25 more than their closest competition, Colorado College.
Samantha Sannes (So., Torrance, Calif.) gave the Pack their first win of the day with a first place finish in the 200 yard individual medley. Sannes' time of 2:16.64 bested her closest competition by almost four seconds.
Sannes returned later to take first place in the 500 freestyle (5:24.62) in the Pack's only 1-2 finish of the day. April McDonough (So., Frisco, Texas) took second place with a time of 5:30.65. McDonough also placed second in the 100 free (56.13).
Emily Foster (Santa Barbara, Calif.) touched the wall with a first place time of 1:09.78 in the 100 yard breaststroke.
The Pack picked up their second 1-2 finish in the 200 butterfly. Arianna Rohde (Fr., Anchorage, Alaska) reached the wall with a first place time of 2:16.85. Magdalena Contreras-Gomez (So., San Luis Potosi, Mexico) earned second place points for her time of 2:18.35.
Entering the final day of competition at the Colorado College Classic, the ThunderWolves will try to maintain their lead as they chase their third win of the season. The meet will continue all-day Sunday.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics