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.
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.