Senior co-captain Ken Tiltges contributed to the winning 400 free relay that lifted the Utes past the Wildcats last weekend.
Oct. 22, 2013
Salt Lake City – Coming off a huge men’s victory over Pac-12 swimming and diving powerhouse Arizona, Utah Swimming and Diving prepares to face Boise State (women's) and Mesa State (men's) at Ute Natatorium, Friday at 3 p.m.
Power of Pink
Friday’s meet will be Utah Swimming and Diving’s annual Power of Pink event. Ute athletes will be competing in pink swim caps and fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. Admission is free and the first 50 fans in attendance will receive a special Power of Pink item.
Last Time Out
Placing first and third in the final event of the afternoon, the 400 free relay, the Utah men’s team pulled off a stunning victory over Arizona, 152-148, Oct. 19 at Ute Natatorium.
Soedel, Kristian Kron and Kiraly each recorded two wins and a second-place finish in their respective individual events.
Josiah Purss was at the head of the Utah diving effort, executing a sweep of the diving events.
Scouting the Opposition
Boise State Women
The Broncos faced Fresno State, San Jose State and Cal at the Bulldog Invitational Oct. 11-12, and came out with the victory over all three opponents.
The women are currently ranked No. 19 in the Collegeswimming.com Endless Pools Division I rankings.
Mesa State Men
The last time out, Mesa State competed in the USAFA Dual Meet Invitational in Colorado Springs on Oct. 18. The Mavericks faced three teams and went 1-2 on the day, topping Colorado School of Mines and falling to Simon Fraser and Air Force.
The men sit at No. 13 in the Collegeswimming.com Endless Pools Division II rankings.
Next Time Out
The Utes will host their third-straight home meet on Nov. 8, competing against UNLV at Ute Natatorium at 6 p.m.