Aoyama Sets 100 Fly Mark In Texas
Nov. 18, 2016

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    MANSFIELD, Texas – Senior Brittany Aoyama eclipsed a five-year-old Boise State school record in the 100 fly to highlight the Bronco effort on night two of the Art Adamson Invitational Friday in Mansfield, Texas.

    Aoyama touched the wall in 52.04, finishing second in the A final and beating Amber Boucher’s 2011 school record by one-hundredth of a second.

    She was also part of Boise State’s 800 free relay, along with Emma Chard, Amelia Draney and Felicity Cann, which finished second in 7:10.43, the fourth-fastest time in school history. The time was 3.89 second behind he winning time of 7:06.54 from Texas A&M.

    A second Bronco relay, the 200 medley relay consisting of Abbey Sorensen, Robin Pinger, Katelyn Martin and Ally Kleinsorgen, finished third in 1:39.67, the seventh-fastest in school history and 2.39 seconds behind the winning time of 1:37.28 from Texas A&M.

    Kleinsorgen posted a top-four finish of her own individually, posting an NCAA B cut of 54.09 to take fourth in the A final, just 0.84 of a second off the pace. Cann and Chard both reached the 200 free A final, with Cann clocking a B cut of 1:47.54 to take fifth and Chard coming in eighth with a time of 1:48.31 after posting a B cut with a 1:47.60 in the morning prelims.

    Pinger topped the Broncos with a 12th-place finish in the 100 breast, taking fourth in the B final with a time of 1:03.29, while Laura Williams (1:04.46) and Emily Mathis (1:04.71) were 19th and 20th overall, respectively, while swimming in the C final.

    Mathis posted a 12th-place finish of her own in the 400 IM, taking fourth in the B final with a time of 4:23.91, while Anne Boodt also qualified for the B final and took 16th overall in 4:28.64.

    The Bronco divers were in action in Flagstaff, Ariz., on the first day of the Lumberjack Invitational. Senior Karli Kriewall paced the Broncos with a career-best and NCAA Zone Qualifying Score of 272.30 to take fifth on 1-meter, with Kacee Olson (249.10) taking 10th and Taylor Hosein (237.35) taking 11th.

    The platform diving competition was also contested, but results were not available due to technical difficulties.


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