Rohde shatters 200 fly record as Pack jumps to sixth at RMAC Championships

Rohde shatters 200 fly record as Pack jumps to sixth at RMAC Championships

LEWISVILLE, Texas (February 16, 2018) Arianna Rohde shattered her second school record of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships Friday. As a team Colorado State University-Pueblo Swimming & Diving vaulted two spots to sixth after three days of competition.

Day three results

Rohde (Jr., Anchorage, Alaska) garnered the Pack's best finish of the RMAC Championships so far with a seventh place finish in the 200 fly, scoring 12 points for the Pack. Rohde set a school record with a time of 2:09.98. Her time beat the previous Pack record of 2:12.41 by 2.43 seconds.  

Bristyn Croswhite (Fr., Tempe, Ariz.)  took 15th in the 200 fly. Croswhite collected two points for the Pack with a time of 2:15.42.  Phoebe Pontious (So., Caldeonia, Mich.) placed 21st (2:21.24).  Taylor Wertz (Sr., Lamar, Colo.) wound up in 23rd place (2:26.72).

Rohde also posted the third fastest time in school history in the 100 back. Rohde touched the wall in a time of 59.26 to earn 14th place and three points for the Pack.  

Jade Irick (Jr., Idaho Falls, Idaho) swam a season-best 1:01.35 in the 100 back. Irick took 17th place. 

Kortney Spencer (So., Pueblo, Colo.) placed 11th in the one meter dive. She scored six points in the event with a score of 302.50.  

The Pack's 800 free relay team scored a day-high 22 points. The quartet of Leila Zijadic (R-Jr., North Vancouver, B.C.), Abbey Cira (Sr., Pueblo, Colo.), and Deanna Harrison (R-Jr., Orlando, Fla.)  joined Croswhite to touch the wall in a time of 8:45.85 to claim eighth place.

Harrison was the Pack's top finisher in the 500 free (5:48.57) to take 20th place. Freshman Kate Miller (Draper, Utah) also came in 20th place in the 100 breast with a time of 1:09.92.

The RMAC Championships conclude Saturday. Click Here for live results of the meet. 

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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.