BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State swimming and diving team finished its long road trip at Nevada, where the Broncos fell to the Wolf Pack, 104-191, Saturday.
The Broncos kicked off the meet with a fourth place finish in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:52.04 (Jenny Nowatzke, Sammy Sanchez-O’Dell, Nathalie Rohling, Kim Nelson).
The 1000 freestyle was the first individual event of the meet, which showcased Katelyn LoFland and Rachael Meisner, who finished second (10:43.89) and third (10:48.53) respectively.
Making her presence known in the 200 free was Rohling as she earned a second place finish after recording a time of 1:58.29 in the event. It was freshman Denise Green who led the Broncos in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.74, good enough for third place.
The 100 breaststroke followed with Tara Hahto taking third after recording a time of 1:08.75 while teammate Lauren Keele finished fifth with a time of 1:09.09.
Freshman Allison Hall blew her competition out of the water in the 200 butterfly, taking first in the event with a time of 2:09.21, finishing four seconds ahead of the second place finisher.
In the 50 free the Broncos were led by Nelson, who finished fourth with a time of 25.52, outreaching teammate Sanchez-O’Dell who finished fifth with a time of 25.55.
The 100 free showcased the talents of Nowatzke, Rohling, Morgan Denny and Tisha Taylor. Nowatzke led the quartette of Broncos with a fourth place finish with a time of 55.88.
Much like earlier in the day, Green led the Broncos in the 200 back after finishing third with a time of 2:12.06. Hahto followed up that performance with a breakthrough of her own as she took second place in the 200 breast with a time of 2:27.10.
LoFland proved again that she is a force to be reckoned with as she blew her competition out of the water in the 500 free as she took first after recording a time of 5:14.06 in the event.
In the final individual events of the afternoon, Hall led the Broncos with a fourth place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 1:01.19, while Hahto took the individual crown in the 200 individual medley after recording a time of 2:14.48.
It was Jennifer Dorling who led the Broncos diving team as she tallied 243.90 points in the one-meter and 250.25 in the three-meter. Freshman Megan Morton notched 242.50 points in the one-meter and recorded 222.00 in the three-meter. Alyssa Daly had a record day as she tallied a personal best score of 216.10 in the one-meter before tallying 226.50 points in the three-meter.
The 200 free relay was the final event of the dual where the Broncos’ relay teams took the top four spots. The first place relay team recorded a time of 1:41.36 and featured the talent of Nowatzke, Johanna Wubbena, Rohling and Nelson.
The Broncos now return home to take on New Mexico State at the West YMCA, Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m.