PUEBLO, Colo. (October 10, 2017) – Friday night, Colorado State University-Pueblo Swimming & Diving will compete in their first meet of the 2017-18 season when they host Western State Colorado University at Sam Jones Aquatic Center, starting at 5:30 p.m. Recruited by Head Coach Brian Pearson, five new swimmers will be in the pool for the Pack for the 2017-18 season.
Olivia Cauley (R-So., Pueblo, Colo.) - Cauley comes to the Pack from Pueblo West High School where she posted a 3.5 GPA. While competing for the Cyclones, Cauley sprinted to a personal-best of 24.5 in the 50 free. She also swam a 56.6 in the 100 free.
Bristyn Croswhite (Fr., Tempe, Ariz.) - Croswhite joins the Pack after an impressive career at Chandler High School. She was a four-time All-State selection for the Wolves. A team captain for the Wolves, Croswhite was a finalist for the Arizona State Championship. She posted a 59.4 in the 100 fly and a 2:16 in the 200 IM. Croswhite was also an academic standout, recording a 4.2 GPA and participating in National Honor Society.
Sarah Fowler (Fr., Guymon, Okla.) – Fowler won an Oklahoma State Championship. She was an All-State selection and the Tigers team captain. Her 100 free time of 54.95 would put her in the top 5 in CSU-Pueblo's program history.
Shion Ienaga (Fr., Phoenix, Ariz.) – Ienaga helped Desert Valley High School win Arizona Division One State Championship as both a freshman and a senior. She competed for a Tempe All-city team that has been undefeated for 10 years. Ienaga was four-year varsity swimmer, a three-year scholar athlete.
Kate Miller (Fr., Draper, Utah) – A multi-time Regional Champion, Miller will make her Pack debut Friday. She won Regional Championships in the 100 back as a junior and the 500 free in her final two seasons. Miller also enjoyed success in relays. She guided her 200 medley relay team to a first place finish at the Region Championship as both a junior and senior and led her 200 medley relay team to a third place finish at state as a junior. Miller also helped the Chargers 400 free relay to a third place finish at the state meet as a junior.
These five freshman will make their first appearance for CSU-Pueblo Friday when the Pack faces the Mountaineers in their season opener. The meet starts at 5 p.m. in the Sam Jones Aquatic Center located in Massari Arena.
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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.