Relays and Cahill Shine at Utah Meet

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SALT LAKE CITY – Several swimmers continued to shine as the Boise State swimming and diving team went 2-1 in their second straight day of competition. The Broncos once again prevailed over New Mexico and Seattle, but fell to the host, Utah.

The Bronco relays swept away all the competition on Saturday with a pair of overall victories in the two relay events. The 200 medley relay team of Morgan McLain, Emily Irvin, Amber Boucher and Stephanie North took the top spot with a time of 1:49.11 to begin the day. The 400 free relay team of Boucher, Stevie Hughey, Kelly Forrester and North took the overall title with a time of 3:28.81 to end the day.

Individually, Jennifer Cahiill continued to shine in her freshman campaign with another pair of overall titles in the 1000 and 500 free. The freshman broke her own record in the 1000 free with a time of 10:21.11. She took the top spot in the 500 free with a 5:03.55. North and Chelsea Lopus were the only other Bronco to capture overall titles in the 100 free and 200 fly, respectively.

North also took a second place overall finish in the 50 free, but brought in first place points over Seattle and New Mexico. Boucher had the same result in both the 200 free and 100 fly. Kelly Forrester (100 breast), Christine Raininger (400 IM) and McLain (200 back) turned in similar results to help seal the Broncos two victories. McLain and Erin Stotts also brought in first-place points over the Redhawks in the 100 back and 200 breast, respectively.

The Broncos will return home next week for an important WAC matchup with Northern Arizona. The two WAC powers will meet at the West Y in Boise at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13.