The Boise State swimming and diving team is off to the Art Adamson Invitational this week at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
This is the third event for the Blue and Orange this fall after going 2-0 in a pair of dual meets, the Art Adamson Invitational is the first major multi-team competition for the Broncos this season.
This prestigious event will conclude Boise Staet's 2017 fall schedule.
WATCH THE ART ADAMSON INVITATIONAL
The Art Adamson Invitational will be broadcast on SEC Network +, which is available on SECNetwork.com and on iOS, Android, Apple TV and Roku devices through participating providers via WatchESPN.
Note: Due to the large number of home events at Texas A&M this weekend, some portions of the meet may be unavailable.
LAST TIME OUT
Boise State is 2-0 in dual meets this fall defeating the University of Idaho (Oct. 7) 167-122 in Boise, before tallying a 163-137 victory over Mountain West rival Nevada (Oct. 27) at Reno.
The Broncos claimed victories in 10 of 16 events at Nevada.
Abbey Sorensen paced the Broncos bringing home victories in all four events she competed in versus the Wolf Pack the 50 free (23.32), 200 back (1:59.81) and both the 200 medley and 400 free relays.
Ally Kleinsorgen was right behind Sorensen claiming wins in three of the four events she swam. In addition to the two relays, the junior won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 54.90.
Emmie Jennings also won three events on the day taking the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 56.21 to go with being a part of the two relay wins.
The Broncos also won the two relays on the day as Ally Kleinsorgen, Robin Pinger, Emmie Jennings and Sorensen recorded a 1:43.66 to edge Nevada's top team in the 200 medley, the Broncos also claimed the 400-yard free relay with Kleinsorgen, Jennings, Sorensen and Cody Evans turning in a time of 3:24.69.
For the swimming portion of the meet there will be 10 schools competing including: Arizona State, Arkansas, Boise State, Hawaii, Incarnate Word, Louisiana State (LSU), Southern Methodist (SMU), Stanford, Texas A&M (host school) and Utah.
LEADING THE SWIM TEAM
Boise State has won all four relays this season twice each in the 200 yard medley and 400 yard free style against both Idaho an Nevada.
Abbey Sorensen has won seven races this fall, including three relays, as well as the 50 yard free and 200 yard back twice each against both Idaho and Nevada ... her season-high time in the 50 yard free is 23.24 vs Idaho (Oct. 7), and 1:58.63 in the 200 yard back at Nevada (Oct. 27).
Ally Kleinsorgen has also won seven races this year, four relays and three individual races ... she won the 100 yard back twice with a season-best time of 54.90 at Nevada (Oct. 27), she also won the 100 yard butterfly vs Idaho (Oct. 7) with a season-high time of 57.15.
Emma Chard has won five races, both relays vs Idaho and three individual titles ... she won the 100 yard breaststroke vs Idaho (Oct. 7) with a season-best time of 1:05.13, won the 100 yard freestyle vs Idaho (Oct. 7) on a season-high time of 51.65, the third race she won was at Nevada (Oct. 27) clocking a season-best time of 4:59.18 in the 500 yard free.
The Bronco divers will compete in a field of eight teams including: Arkansas, Boise State, Hawaii, Incarnate Word, Southern Methodist (SMU), Stanford, Texas A&M and Utah.
LEADING THE DIVE TEAM
Cassidy Bose, a junior, leads the three divers for Boise State recording one victory in the 1-meter springboard against Idaho (Oct. 7) with a score of 276.78 and placed second versus the Vandals in the 3-meter with a score of 276.75 ... at Nevada (Oct. 27) she placed third on the 1-meter with a 277.20 and fourth on the 3-meter with a score of 263.70.
Freshman Tatum Thompkins' top score on the 1-meter springboard is 232.95 vs Idaho (Oct. 7) good for fourth ... she has a high of 253.13 on the 3-meter to place third versus Idaho (Oct. 7).
The three-day meet will feature swimming prelims beginning at 9:30 a.m. and evening finals at 6 p.m. Diving preliminaries and some finals will occur between the morning and evening swim sessions with one diving final in the evening session.