2014 MPSF Championships Preview

PROVO, Utah – Post season meets for the BYU swimming and diving team begin with the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships this Wednesday through Saturday.

The men’s and women’s swimming championships are held at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, Calif., while the diving championships are held at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, Calif.

Two-time champion Hailey Campbell looks to defend her championship titles in the 100 and 200 back in her senior MPSF championship meet. Junior diver Nicholas Suder is the conference champion in both the men’s 1- and 3-meter. He looks for back-to-back titles this year for the Cougars.

In the 50 free, senior captain Jordan Fletcher currently holds the MPSF top time with a time of 20.33. Freshman Lucas Aquino has a top time of 1:46.54 in the 200 fly. And junior Hayden Palmer holds the top times in the 400 IM with a swim of 3:45.38 and the 200 IM with a swim of 1:47.96.

Last year, the Cougars broke four school records and three meet records with conference championship wins. Both the men and women look to reclaim title as conference champions after dropping first place and taking third last season. 

RETURNING MPSF CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

Athlete Event Time
Jordan Fletcher 200 free relay 1:18.30
Brent Murray 200 free relay 1:18.30
  400 free relay 2:55.02
Nicholas Suder 1-meter 328.65
  3-meter 356.95
Hailey Campbell 100 back 53.45
  200 back 1:57.26

A total of eleven teams will compete in the 2014 championship meet: for the women - BYU, UC Davis, Hawaii, UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly, San Diego, University of the Pacific and Loyola Marymount. For the men - BYU, Hawaii, and Pacific.       

All swimming events (and some diving) will be live online via webcast. All swimming and diving events will be available via live results as well as via the “Meet Mobile” app (free to download). Check the men’s home page each night for results for the day. 

Swimming Schedule

Wednesday, February 19  
6:00 p.m. 200-yd Med Relay (W&M) Finals
  800-yd Free Relay (W&M) Finals
Thursday, February 20  
10:30 a.m. 500-yd Free (W&M) Prelims
  200-yd IM (W&M) Prelims
  50-yd Free (W&M) Prelims
6:00 p.m. 500-yd Free (W&M) Finals
  200-yd IM (W&M) Finals
  50-yd Free (W&M) Finals
  Awards Ceremony
  200-yd Free Relay (W&M) Finals
Friday, February 21  
10:30 a.m. 400-yd IM (W&M) Prelim
  100-yd Fly (W&M) Prelim
  200-yd Free (W&M) Prelim
  100-yd Breast (W&M) Prelim
  100-yd Back (W&M) Prelim
6:00 p.m. 400-yd IM (W&M)Finals
  100-yd Fly (W&M) Finals
  200-yd Free (W&M) Finals
  100-yd Breast (W&M) Finals
  100-yd Back (W&M) Finals
  Awards Ceremony
  400-yd Med Relay (W&M) Finals
Saturday, February 22  
10:30 a.m. Swimming Prelims
  200-yd Back (W) Prelim
  100-yd Free (W) Prelim
  200-yd Breast (W) Prelim
  200-yd Fly (W) Prelim
6:00 p.m. Senior Ceremony
  1650-yd Free (W&M) Finals
  200-yd Back (W&M) Finals
  100-yd Free (W&M) Finals
  200-yd Breast (W&M) Finals
  200-yd Fly (W&M) Finals
  Awards Ceremony
  400-yd Free Relay (W&M) Finals
  Championship Trophy Presentation

 

Diving Schedule 

Thursday, February 20  
11:00 a.m. M & W 1m Prelims
12:45 p.m. Men’s 1 m Finals
1:30 p.m. Women’s 1m Finals
2:15 p.m. Women’s 1m Consol.
Friday, February 21  
11:00 a.m. M & W 3m Prelims
12:45 p.m. Women’s 3 m Finals
1:30 p.m. Men’s 3m Finals
2:15 p.m. Women’s 3m Consol
Saturday, February 22  
12:00 p.m. M &W (Combined) Platform Finals