Broncos Take Lead At WAC Swim Championships

Boise State went into the WAC Swimming & Diving Championships in San Antonio with high hopes. After two days of competition, the Broncos find themselves in first place.

Boise State stormed into the lead after day two of the Western Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships today in San Antonio , Texas .  Boise State has 230 team points to overtake San Jose State 's 204.

"We did an outstanding job this morning in prelims and that put us in a great position to compete well for team points tonight," said head coach Kristin Hill.  "We had eight swimmers who competed in the top-8 which is the most we've ever had in a single session."  

Amber Boucher won the 50-meter freestyle with a swim of 23:06 while teammate Stephanie North finished second with a time of 23:22 .  

Freshman Jennifer Cahill took second in the 500-meter free in 4:55.22.   

The Bronco 200-meter freestyle relay team nearly captured first place, finishing just 5/100th's of a second behind San Jose State .  

The 400 individual medley, 100-meter fly, 200 free, 100-meter breaststroke, 100-meter backstroke, 400 medley relay and 1-meter diving finals are set for tomorrow.  Boise Stat has several top-five swimmers slated to compete in the above events.

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