ALBUQUERQUE -- The BYU women's swimming and diving team swept a four-way dual meet in Albuquerque, N.M., Thursday night. The Cougars defeated Northern Arizona (152-90), Houston (178-58) and conference rival New Mexico (147-95).
Sophomore Heidi Lietz continued her success, winning the 50 free, the 100 fly and swimming on the first-place 200 medley relay team. Other winners included Ashlee Rumfallow and Jennifer Tasker. Rumfallow won the 100 free, swam on the winning 200 free relay team and finished second in the 200 IM while All-American Tasker won the 100 breast and helped the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish. Lietz, Rumfallow and Tasker all recorded their fastest times of the season in their respective individual events.
Amy Thompson, Amanda Grant and Tina Adkinson also swam well in the competition. Thompson swam on the winning 200 free relay team, finished second in the 200 free and third in the100 free, narrowly missing first-place finishes in both. Grant swam on the winning 200 medley relay team and finished second behind Tasker in the 100 breast while Adkinson finished second in the 100 back.
At the other end of the pool, Kelli Einfeldt swept the diving events, winning both the 1-meter and the 3-meter springboard. Teammate Anna Tutunnikova finished second behind Einfeldt on the 3-meter board.
The women's swimming and diving team will stay in Albuquerque and participate in the Lobo Invitational, Friday and Saturday.