Courtesy: Spencer Farrin (Moscow, Idaho)
Kelsi Saxe
Swimming finishes seventh
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 02/25/2012
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The Idaho swim and dive team fell one spot on the final day of the Western Athletic Conference championships on Saturday, finishing the four-day even in seventh.

Kelsi Saxe set Idaho’s school record in the 200-yard breaststroke, finishing ninth in 2:20.11. Idaho’s highest finish Saturday was a fourth-place showing in the 400-yard freestyle by Rachel Millet, Megan Venlos, Erica Anderson and Si Jia Pang, finishing the race in 3:25.65.

Erica Anderson finished seventh in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:02.68, with Sammi Mischkot coming in three seconds behind her at 2:05.92.

Millet earned a ninth-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.21, with Megan Venlos coming in 15th in 51.88.

Callagh Brown finished 11th with a time of 2:07.47 in the 200 butterfly. Kori Ungaretti and Kirah Monks finished the grueling 1,650-yard freestyle in 21st and 22nd place, respectively, with times of 18:12.89 and 18:14.06.

San Jose State won the meet, its first WAC swimming and diving championship with a score of 728. Northern Arizona came in second with 622 points, Hawai`i was third at 524, New Mexico State was fourth at 429 and Nevada came in fifth at 377. Fresno State came in ahead of Idaho with 364, while Idaho tallied 318 points, followed by North Dakota at 206.

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