Lauren Bosco | Posted: 30 Jan 2021 | Updated: 25 Mar 2021

Utah edges out Cougars in Saturday meet

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Brad Prolo took home two first place finishes.

SALT LAKE CITY  – BYU's men swim team fell to the University of Utah on Saturday afternoon, 179-121 at the University of Utah pool.

Team scores:

BYU (121) - Utah (179)

The Cougars grabbed the top three spots in the 200 yard IM with swimmers Brad Prolo (1:49.18), Tyler Edlefsen (1:49.78) and Tama Tuitama (1:50.91). Subsequently, Brad Prolo took home two first-place wins the first in the 200 IM as well as the 200 butterfly. 

"The men swam really well today even though we came up short," BYU head coach John Brooks said. "Tama Tuitama, Brad Prolo and Jose Dominguez all swam really well. These guys didn’t back down and kept fighting to the end."

Highlights:

  • Josue Dominguez
    • 1st- 100 Breast (53.33)
    • 1st - 200 Breast (1:59.18)
  • Brad Prolo
    • 1st- 200 Individual Medley (1:49.18) 
    • 1st- 200 Butterfly (1:46.18)
    • 2nd- 200 Breast (2:00.24)
  • Javier Nicolas
    • 1st- 200 Free (1:39.82)
    • 2nd- 100 Butterfly (47.69)
  • Tama Tuitama
    • 2nd- 200 Free (1:40.22)
    • 2nd- 200 Backstroke (1:48.74)
    • 3rd- 200 Individual Medley (1:50.91)

Up Next

The Cougars dive team heads to the Air Force Invitational from Feb. 5-6. The rest of the swim team will continue to train as it prepares for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference meet.

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