STATION COLLEGE, Texas – The 2022 Mountain West Swimming and Diving Championships return to College Station, Texas on Wednesday as nine league teams head to the pool to compete for the Conference crown. The four-day event opens on Wednesday February 16 and ends on Saturday February 19.
This year’s championships mark the third time the event has been held at the Rec Center Natatorium located on the campus of Texas A&M University.
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW
COACH MURPHY SAYS…
REC CENTER NATATORIUM
- Open: October 1995
- Capacity: 1,100
- Pool specifications: 50-meter, eight-lane competition pool; depths graduated from seven to nine feet
- Diving Well Specifications: 17 feet deep; contains one, three, five, seven and a half and 10 meter dive platforms; doubles as a 25-meter eight-lane pool
A LOOK AT THE AIR FORCE
Standout Freshman Corbyn Cormack set an Academy record in 100 butterfly yards (53.57) at the Phil Hansel Invitational, she earned MW Freshman of the Week honors three times this season. She has the second fastest time in program history in the 200m individual medley (1:59.40).
The Falcons 200 IM relay team made up of Allana Clarke, Kimmy Woolfenden, Corbyn Cormack and Abby Turner clocked the best time of the season at the Denver Sprint Eliminator, posting a time of 1:42.43.
The Air Force has a strong freshman team like Corbyn Cormack (100 vol/200 IM), Abby Turner (100 free), Katie Kucik (500 free/1000 free/1650 free), Alex Clark (200 vol), and Ella Martin (400 IM) represent eight best times from the 14 AF swimming events
Cristin von Schlag and Grace Treanor lead Falcon divers within three meters and one meter, respectively
Colleen Murphy is in his fifth season as head coach, ninth overall, with the Air Force Women’s Swim Team in 2021-22. She was listed as one of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America’s (CSCAA) 100 Greatest College Swimming and Diving Coaches of the past 100 years.