GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (December 3, 2016) – Colorado State University-Pueblo swimming & diving took seventh at the CMU Invite. The Pack scored 204 points at the three day competition that was held Thursday through Saturday at the El Pomar Natatorium.
The ThunderWolves set a school record in the 400 freestyle relay. The quartet of April McDonough (Jr., Frisco, Texas), Angie Randall (Fr., Fairbanks, Alaska), Arianna Rohde (So., Anchorage, Alaska), and Phoebe Pontious (Fr., Caledonia, Mich.) touched the wall in a record time of 3:44.84 to take sixth place in the event. This time beat the previous school record by .20 seconds.
McDonough, Randall, and Pontious also joined Jade Irick (So., Idaho Falls, Idaho) to take fifth in the 800 free relay. This group posted the third fastest time in school history, finishing the race in 8:14.02.
Individually McDonough placed seventh in the 1000 free in a time of 11:00.42. This was the Pack's best individual finish at the meet.
Rohde posted the fourth fastest time in school history in the 100 butterfly. She finished in 16th place with a time of 59.74.
The Pack will return to the Sam Jones Aquatic Center for their final home meet of the 2016-17 season when they host Colorado Christian Dec. 10. The meet will start at 12 p.m.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.