LEWISVILLE, TEXAS (February 15, 2018) – On the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships, Colorado State University-Pueblo Swimming & Diving achieved its first school record of the meet.
Phoebe Pontious (So., Caledonia, Mich.) broke her own school record in the 50 free. Pontious swam a time of 24.74 to eclipse her school record of 24.80 set at last year's RMAC Championships. This record setting swim earned Pontious 21st place.
The Pack's 200 medley relay team of Arianna Rohde (Jr., Anchorage, Alaska), Kate Miller (Fr., Draper, Utah) Jade Irick (Jr., Idaho Falls, Idaho) and Pontious placed sixth in the 200 medley relay. This team earned 26 points for the Pack. Their time of 1:61.24 ranks as the second fastest time in school history.
On the board, Kortney Spencer (So., Pueblo, Colo.) earned four points for the Pack in the 3 meter dive. Spencer earned a 13th place finish with a score of 256.90, also the second-best 3 meter score in program history.
Freshman Bristyn Croswhite (Tempe, Ariz.) qualified for the finals in the 200 IM. Croswhite finished in 24th place with a time of 2:17.92. Croswhite's personal-best time narrowly missed the Pack's top 5 list by one second.
After one day of competition, the Pack stands sixth with 32 points. The RMAC Swimming & Diving Championships continues Thursday. Click Here for live results.
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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.