ST. GEORGE — The Utah Tech Trailblazers broke seven college data on Saturday, the ultimate day of competitors on the 2022 Trailblazer Invitational.
And over the three-day meet, Blazer swimmers broke 17 college data.
“So many college data fell this weekend – I misplaced rely,” Trailblazer coach Dan Kesler stated. “That is what we educated for and we’ve a number of swimmers that shall be representing Utah Tech on this yr’s U.S. Open.”
On Saturday, Utah Tech junior Pia Murray, sophomore Ally Boynton and junior Eleonore Rembert dominated the 200 backstroke occasion. Murray claimed the occasion in 1 minute, 55.99 seconds, whereas Boynton got here in second at 1:56.56, the second quickest time in this system’s historical past. Rembert positioned fifth general within the “A” last with a 1:59.80 within the occasion.
“I educated particularly for this race,” Boynton stated. “It was every thing I’ve wished proper there.”
Kesler stated he couldn’t be extra happy with his program, as a crew, and their progress as a complete.
“We’ve got so many leaders on this crew, and so many who encourage others,” stated an emotional Kesler. “I simply can’t cease smiling tonight as a result of they earned this.”
The Blazers positioned fourth out of 11 faculties competing with 416 factors, 28 factors behind Northern Colorado. UC-San Diego received the meet with 748 factors, whereas UC-Santa Barbara scored 681 for second place.
Utah Tech broke 4 data on the primary day of the Trailblazer Invitational, and one other six on the second day, earlier than breaking one other seven on the ultimate day.
On Friday, junior Ginevra Molino acquired into the act as she broke, then re-broke the varsity’s 400 IM commonplace, doing so first with a 4:23.89 preliminary time. She then adopted that up with a runner-up time of 4:21.69 within the “A” last.
As well as, freshman Ikea Losey posted a runner-up end within the “A” last of the 200 free with a 1:50.08, whereas fellow freshman Natalia Zmierczak positioned second within the “B” last at 1:52.35. Junior Skyler Lyon would comply with with a runner-up exhibiting within the 100 breast “B” last at 1:03.29.
A number of Utah Tech Trailblazers are presently on their technique to Greensboro, N.C. to compete on the 2022 Toyota U.S. Open Championships, a four-day competitors to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 3 on the Greensboro Aquatics Heart.
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