Bronco Swimmers Blast Aggies 198.5-95.5

Boise State's swim team capped an amazing regular season with a resounding 198.5-95.5 victory over New Mexico State yesterday afternoon in Boise. The Broncos are 9-1 in WAC action and received their last test prior to the WAC Championships.

The Boise State swimming and diving team continued to impress, rolling up a 198.5-95.5 lopsided win over New Mexico State yesterday at the West Boise YMCA yesterday afternoon.  The Lady Broncos captured 14 of 16 events in collecting their ninth win in 10 Western Athletic Conference meets and advancing their overall mark to 14-4.

Morgan McLain swept the backstroke events and helped the Broncos win the 400 medley relay.  Amber Boucher won the 100-meter butterfly and 200 freestyle events while Stephanie North won the 50 and 100-meter free races.  Boucher and North also were on the winning 400-meter medley team with McLain. 

Jennifer Cahill's long-distance swimming has given Boise State a new dimension, as Cahill led a 1-2-3 sweep in the 1650-meter free.  Katelyn Lofland finished second on Senior Day.  Cahill came from behind to win the 500-meter free in 5:05.70.

Senior Chelsea Lopus also won two events, taking first in both the 200-meter butterfly and the 200 individual medley.

"This has been a great season! We feel like we're well prepared and confident for the WAC Championships," said head coach Kristin Hill.   "I'm glad we could honor the seniors today with such a big win."

Boise State has a month to prepare for the WAC Championships.  The annual conference meet is scheduled for February 24-27 in San Antonio , Texas .

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