Kleinsorgen Takes Third at CSCAA Invite
March 9, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Boise State’s Ally Kleinsorgen took third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.11 on Friday night to lead the Broncos on the second day of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) National Invitational at Annapolis, Md.

There are six Broncos competing at the CSCAA National Invitational this weekend with three of them reaching individual event finals on Friday night. Joining Kleinsorgen in finals where Cody Evans who placed 16th overall in the 200 freestyle clocking a time of 1:51.42 in the final after recording a 1:48.97 in the morning preliminary round to advance to the finals.

The third Bronco to make Friday night’s finals was Emmie Jennings who placed seventh in the 100-yard butterfly after turning in a time of 54.43.

The other three Broncos competing today were Hayley Hill who swam 1:50.28 in the 200 freestyle prelims to just miss making it to the finals placing 18th overall. Molly Hogg also placed 18th after turning in a 56.16 in the 100-yard backstroke prelims. Senior Emily Mathis swam a prelim time of 1:04.85 in the 100-yard breaststroke to place 22nd.

Four of the Broncos opened the evening’s championship session by teaming up to swim the 200-yard medley relay where they placed sixth overall out of 28 teams when Kleinsorgen, Mathis, Jennings and Evans recorded a 1:41.89.

As for the 49 team competition goes, Florida International has taken the lead with 320.5 points followed by Denver (306) in second, Rice (294) is third, South Carolina (239) fourth, San Jose State (211) fifth and Boise State (160) sixth. The CSCAA National Invitational concludes Saturday night in Annapolis, Md.

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