Broncos Host First Swim Meet in School History

What’s Happening For the first time in school history, Boise State University will host a swimming and diving dual meet when the University of Nevada comes to town, Jan. 12-13.

The Broncos will host Western Athletic Conference rival Nevada in a pair of dual meets, the first being Friday at 6:00 p.m., and the second Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Both meets will be held at the Boise City Aquatic Center/West Family YMCA.

The Wolf Pack Nevada comes to Boise with a perfect 15-0 record this season. In their last time out, the Wolf Pack knocked off Idaho on consecutive days, winning the duals by 136-123 and 113-84, respectively.

Last Time Out This past week the Broncos swam the University of San Diego and competed in the UC Irvine Invitational.

Against San Diego, Jan. 5, Nikki DeWane recorded the first individual victory in school history, when she recorded a 100-yard breaststroke time of 1:11.92, eclipsing her previous time of 1:12.59 and setting a school record.

Bronco diver Jennifer Dorling captured the top score in both one-meter events, posting scores of 125.35 and 102.60 to collect 18 points. The meet ultimately fell to San Diego, with the Toreros earning a 154-68 victory.

At the UC Irvine Invitational, the Broncos posted 10 school records, six of which were set by DeWane. Holly Chatelain and Kendra MacLean set two each.

DeWane set the Bronco record in the 50, 100 and 200 yard freestyle as well as the top time in the 50, 100 and 200 yard breaststroke. Chatelain’s records came in the 400 IM and the 50 yard butterfly, while MacLean posted top times in the 500 freestyle and the 50 yard backstroke.

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