Boise State's first-ever swimming and diving team is getting a stern test at the WAC Championships. Favorite Hawai'i has the Day One lead, followed by Nevada.
is in first place after two events at the 2007 Western Athletic Conference
Women's Swimming and Diving Championship in San
Antonio, Texas.The Rainbow Wahine
won the 800-yard freestyle relay and finished second in the 200-yard medley
relay, which was won by Nevada.The Wolf Pack women are in second place with
is competing in swimming and diving for the first time and is in last place
with 44 points.
took the gold medal with a win in the 800 freestyle relay. The Rainbow Wahine team of Bache Atkins, Mia Broden, Claudia Barsi and EllikoHeimbach won with a time
team of Li Bei, Margaret Doolittle,
Michaela Schmidt and Nonie Wainwright took first in the 200-yard medley relay
with a time of 1:43.24. Hawai‘i was second with a time of 1:43.86. It was the
first time in four years that Hawai‘i did not win this event.
BoiseState's 200 team of
juniors Siobhan Gilmartin and Nikki DeWane, sophomore Kelsey Woodfield
and freshman Kendra MacLean finished last with a time of 1:56.88.Junior Holly Chatelain,
DeWane, Woodfield and
MacLean represented the Broncos in the 800 relay and finished last with a time
Action continues tomorrow at Palo Alto College Natatorium with the
500-yard freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, 1-meter diving and the
200 freestyle relay.Prelims begin at and the finals start at