Pack swimming & diving to host Colorado Mines in final home meet of 2015-16

Pack swimming & diving to host  Colorado Mines in final home meet of 2015-16

PUEBLO, Colo.  (January  7, 2016) – After a win in their first meet of 2016, the Colorado State University-Pueblo swimming & diving team will try to make it two in a row as they compete against Colorado School of Mines Friday at the Sam Jones Aquatic Center. Held in Massari Arena this Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference dual meet will be Pack swimming & diving's final home meet of 2015-16.

Sophomore April McDonough., Frisco, Texas) continues to reign as the RMAC Swimmer of the Week. McDonough won three events in the Pack's most recent meet the Citrus Classic. She touched the wall first in the 100, 200, and 500 free events. McDonough now has six first place finishes in her last two meets.

With two wins last week, Samantha Sannes (So., Torrance, Calif.) will look to continue her momentum against the Orediggers. Sannes earned first place in the both 200 and 400 yard individual medleys.

Emily Foster (Sr., Santa Barbara, Calif.)will compete in her final home meet as a member of the Pack. Foster has won the 100 yard breaststroke in each of last three meets and holds CSU-Pueblo records in every breaststroke event.

Magdalena Contreras-Gomez (So., San Luis Potosi, Mexico) and Arianna Rohde (Fr., Anchorage, Alaska) each delivered a first and second place for the Pack at the Citrus Classic. Rohde claimed first in the 200  yard backstroke (2:25.13). Contreras-Gomez rocketed her way to first place in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:26.07.

The Orediggers have not competed since Dec. 5 when they beat Colorado College 149-139. Carrie Kraklovic leads the way for Mines. She had two win against Colorado College in the 1000 free (11:13.79 and the 100 free (55.80). Kraklovic also anchored the Oredigger relay team to a win.

The Pack's final home meet of the 2015-16 season begins at 6 p.m. Fans can watch the Pack and Orediggers compete at the Sam Jones Aquatic Center in Massari Arena.


As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics