Cougar swimmers wrap up day 3 of Colorado Mesa Invite


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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.