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Rebels Tied For Eighth After Day One At 2017 MW Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

Feb. 15, 2017

Tournament Central

COLLEGE STATION, Texas ( - UNLV finished Wednesday tied for eighth place after three events at the 2017 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving Championships, held at the Texas A&M Natatorium. The Rebels currently have 84 points, while the day one overall leader was Boise State (200 points). Nevada, Reno is in second (198 points), Wyoming and San Diego State are tied for third (166 points), New Mexico is fifth (115 points), San Jose State sixth (110 points), Colorado State seventh (94 points) while Fresno State is tied with the Rebels in eighth.

"Tonight was not quite what we hoped in terms of placement, but this session was just the opening salvo," said head coach Ben Loorz. "Sofia Carnevale had a great swim in the 800, and Gozde Tekin in the 200 Medley. No doubt we have to swim better, but tomorrow is our first chance to see the whole group step up and race, and we are looking forward to it."

The night began with the 200 medley relay. The squad of Kyndal Phillips, Kristina Hendrick, Tekin, Carnevale finished in ninth with a time of 1:42.92.

The final event of the night was the 800 Freestyle Relay. The four-woman team of Ida Schutt, Carnevale, Sydney Schuette and Kristina Hendrick recorded a time of 7:24.77 placing them eighth.



The four-day meet continues on Thursday and Friday before concluding on Saturday night.

2017 Mountain West Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
Texas A&M Natatorium
College Station, Texas

Wednesday, February 15 First Day Results

Team Scoring 1. Boise State - 200 2. Nevada, Reno - 198 3. Wyoming - 166 San Diego State - 166 5. New Mexico - 115 6. San Jose State - 110 7. Colorado State - 94 8. UNLV - 84 Fresno State - 84 10. Air Force - 53

Top-Eight Finishes 800 Free Relay: 8th place - 7:24.77 (Ida Schutt, Sofia Carnevale, Sydney Schuette, Kristina Hendrick)

^ - NCAA 'A' Automatic Time * - NCAA 'B' Provisional Time

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