Broncos Come Out Strong In Texas
Nov. 20, 2014

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Boise State turned in solid performances Thursday on Day One of the Art Adamson Invitational hosted by Texas A&M in College Station. The Broncos were fourth out of eight teams with 116 points despite not competing in diving events.

Bronco swimmers also posted three NCAA B Standards during Thursday's competition, with junior Sam Wicks notching two of those. Wicks posted a B Standard 50-free time of 22.93 in the preliminaries before capturing the B final in a time of 22.97 for an overall ninth-place finish in the event. Her first B Standard of the day came in the 200 IM preliminaries, clocking a 1:59.23, good for a spot in the A final. There, she took fifth in 1:58.83, shaving four-tenths of a second off of her morning time and posting Boise State's top individual finish of the day.

Sophomore Brittany Aoyama put up her second B Standard of the season, this one coming in the 50 free as she clocked in at 22.75 in the preliminaries. She would go on to finish 14th overall in the event.

The Broncos competed in two relays Thursday as the 200 free relay A team of Aoyama, Jessica Bottelberghe, Katelyn Martin and Wicks took fourth in 1:30.72, and the 400 medley relay A team of Wicks, Heather Harper, Aoyama and Bottelberghe touched in sixth with a time of 3:37.99.

Boise State's 200 free relay B team, consisting of three freshmen, Monica Bottelberghe, Morgan McClure and Emma Chard, along with senior Sydney Johansen, scored with an 11th-place finish in 1:33.96 while the 400 medley relay's B team of Nikki Cannon, Johansen, Martin and Chard also scored with a 12th-place finish in 3:43.78.

Other Broncos scoring in individual events included Emri Moore, who took 14th in the 500 free, and freshman Morgan McClure earned a point for the Broncos with a 16th-place finish in the 200 IM.

The invitational continues Friday from College Station and concludes Saturday.

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