Tigers tame ThunderWolves in dual meet

Tigers tame ThunderWolves in dual meet

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (December 9, 2017) In their final meet of 2017, Colorado State University-Pueblo Swimming & Diving wrapped up the first half of their season with a 180-63 loss to Colorado College Saturday at the Schlessman Natatorium. 

The ThunderWolves won one event.  They took first in the meet's final event, the 200 Free relay. Jade Irick (Jr., Idaho Falls, Idaho), Olivia Cauley (R-So., Pueblo, Colo.), Taylor Wertz (Sr., Lamar, Colo.), and Phoebe Pontious (So., Caledonia, Mich.) teamed up to deliver a time of 1:44.41.

Individually, Pontious took second in the 50 free. She reached the wall in a time of 25.92. Pontious also placed second in the 100 free (55.77).

Irick returned to take second in the 100 back. The junior finished in a time of 1:03.86 just .62 seconds off of first place.

CSU-Pueblo produced three third place finishes. Deanna Harrison (R-Jr., Orlando, Fla.) finished third in the 200 free (2:13.45). Shion Ienaga (Fr., Phoenix, Ariz.) took third in the 1000 Free (12:54.44). Arianna Rohde (Jr., Anchorage, Alaska) claimed third in the 100 fly (1:01.61).

The Pack will enjoy a holiday break for the next month. They return to competition Jan. 13 when they travel to Las Cruces, N.M. for a dual with New Mexico State University. 

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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.