MW Coaches Pick Bronco Swimming & Diving Second

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Boise State women's swimming and diving was picked to finish second in the Mountain West, Friday, by a vote of the conference coaches. The Broncos, entering their first season in the Mountain West, earned two of the eight first-place votes in the preseason poll.

Defending conference champion San Diego State was picked to repeat.

Boise State won back-to-back Western Athletic Conference Championships in 2010 and 2011 before joining the Mountain West prior to this season.

The Broncos open the season Saturday, Oct. 8, against Idaho at 11:30 a.m. (MT), at the Boise-West Family YMCA.

Boise State will host three dual meets against conference opponents before the MW Championships Feb. 22-25, in Oklahoma City. The Broncos welcome New Mexico (Oct. 14 and 15) and Colorado State (Jan. 28) to the West YMCA during the season.

2011-12 Preseason Women's Swimming and Diving Coaches' Poll

Place Team (1st place votes) Points
1. San Diego State (6) 48
2. Boise State (2) 41
3. Wyoming 39
4. UNLV 32
5. TCU 24
6. Colorado State 18
7. New Mexico 15
8. Air Force 7

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