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zbrady | Posted: 6 Dec 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougar swimmers wrap up day 3 of Colorado Mesa Invite


Colorado Mesa Invite Day 1 Recap

Colorado Mesa Invite Day 2 Recap

Colorado Mesa Invite Day 3

Colorado Mesa Invite Day 3 Results

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – BYU wrapped up the third and final day of the Colorado Mesa Invite in Grand Junction, Colorado, at the El Pomar Natatorium Saturday.

“We had some good swims,” head coach John Brooks said. “It was a very good effort and I’m really proud of our team and the way we swam.”

Cheyenne McLaws got things going for the Cougars when she finished fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle, coming in at 17:46.00.

For the men, it was Dallin Johnson who stepped up in the 1,650 free when he came in second-place, touching the wall in 16:04.89.

Samantha Lingenbrink placed fourth in the women’s 200-yard backstroke, finishing in 2:05.42. For the men, Cameron Clark picked up a fifth-place finish in the 200 back coming in at 1:56.98.

Sophia Lex earned a sixth-place time in the women’s 100-yard freestyle, finishing in 53.86. Mitchell Allphin finished the 100 free in 46.84, fast enough for a third-place finish.

The women’s 400 free relay team made up of Lingenbrink, Olivia Capocci, Sydney Dahl and Lex earned a third-place finish, touching the wall in 3:35.49. The men’s 400 free relay team finished in 3:15.59, fast enough to earn Johnson, Garrett Greenland, Nathan Henderson and Allphin a third-place finish.

The Cougars head to San Diego for training camp Dec. 28-Jan 3. They don’t have their next meet until they head to Tempe, Arizona, Jan. 10 to take on Arizona State.


zbrady | Posted: 2 Dec 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU swimmers to compete in Texas, Colorado Mesa Invitationals


PROVO, Utah – A group of swimmers from the men’s and women’s swim team will compete in the Texas Invite Dec. 4-6. Another group will be in Grand Junction, Colorado, competing in the Colorado Mesa Invite.

“We’re expecting season-best, if not lifetime-best times from a few of our swimmers,” head coach John Brooks said. “They’re prepared and rested for the meet. We want as many people swimming at night, and we want people to place high enough to hold their spot to qualify for NCAA’s from this meet. I’m really excited to see how well we do, because they’ve put in a lot of work.”

Texas Invite

The Texas Invite will take place at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas.

Haley Bertoldo, Riley Buer, Anna Dahl, Brenna Dickson, Alora Foliaki, Andrea Grant Richards, Hannah Hansen, Emily Harris, Ciera Marsh Keller, Allison McCormick, Vanessa Moffatt, Lillian Moore, Hanna Skaggs, Alexandria Sorensen, Ashlee Spindler and Lauren Shaw Taylor will represent the BYU women.

The men will send Matt Abernethy, Rafael Alfaro, Evan Berger, Levi Jensen, McKay King, Michael King, John Morris, Rainer Ng, Hayden Palmer, Stephen Richards, Seth Russell, Chad Sorensen, James Sorensen, Jake Taylor and Luis Ventura.

The Cougars will be competing against swimmers from Texas, USC, Arizona, Wisconsin, Utah, Wyoming, Harvard, Incarnate Word, Hawai’i, UC Davis and Notre Dame.

Preliminaries begin each day at 10 a.m. CST with the finals beginning at 6 p.m. CST. You can visit the Texas Invite information page for a list of events.

The Longhorn Network will air live finals coverage on Friday and Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. CST. Those who don't have the Longhorn Network can use the WatchESPN app to watch the meet with access through their cable/satellite provider.

Track the meet using the live results page. For complete results, visit the men's and women's schedule pages following the meet on Saturday.

Colorado Mesa Invite

The Colorado Mesa Invite will take place at the El Pomar Natatorium in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Kerra Bispo, Olivia Capocci, Sydney Dahl, Abby Giles, Sophia Lex, Samantha Lingenbrink, Cheyenne McLaws, Alyssa Penney, Emma Richards, Emily To'o and Amelia Wolfgramm will represent the women in Colorado.

The men will be Dallin Johnson, Mitchell Allphin, Cameron Clark, Garrett Greenland, Nathan Henderson and Daniel Kelly.

Track the meet using the live results page. For complete results, visit the men's and women's schedule pages following the meet on Saturday.