Aztecs finish first among Mountain West programs
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October 7, 2017 (Fresno) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team capped a strong weekend performance, finishing the Chick-fil-A Invitational in second place (677 points) among five teams on Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs finished ahead of four Mountain West programs, topping Nevada (654.5), Fresno State (518), and San Jose State (460), while 2016-17 national runner-up Cal recorded 1318.5 points to bring home first-place honors.
With 443 points after Day 1, the Aztecs recorded an additional 234 points on Day 2 in the final eight events. McKenna Meyer posted the biggest highlight of the day for SDSU, finishing in first place in the 1650 free with a time of 17:08.03.
Frida Berggren posted a top-3 finish in the 200 fly, recording a time of 2:04.42 to lead SDSU. Alma Thormalm also had a top-3 finish of her own in the 100 free, recording a time of 51.88, just one second slower than Cal’s Katie McLaughin who finished in first place.
After an action-packed weekend, the Aztecs have a two-week break from competition and will head to UC Davis on Oct. 21 for a dual meet in Northern California.