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Eight Top-8 Finishes Highlight Day Two at Art Adamson Invitational

Kleinsorgen and Sorensen finish second and third in 100 Backstroke for best finishes on the day.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Seniors Ally Kleinsorgen and Abbey Sorensen led the Broncos on day two of the Art Adamson Invitational  placing second and third, respectively, in the 100-yard backstroke. In all, Boise State had five top-8 and 16 top-16 individual finishes on Thursday, as well as three relay teams in the top-8. At the end of the day Boise State was sitting in third place of four teams trailing Texas A&M (1,009), LSU (458.5), Boise State (422) and Hawai'i (420.5). 

The day began with the 400-yard individual medley with four Broncos competing. Cassie Barkhorn led the four-member squad in both the prelims and finals swimming a career-best 4:24.45 in the final to place 12th overall. Brittany Wen (4:27.08) followed in 13th with a career-best, Lauren Sale (4:30.11) also had a career-best to place 14th, while Anne Boodt (4:33.47) placed 16th.

The second event was the 100-yard butterfly featuring six Broncos. Robin Pinger led the group with a career-best 55.06 in the final to place 15th overall. Emmie Jennings was next turning in a season-best 55.24, good for 17th. Meanwhile, Mandy Barnes finished in 18th with a career-best 55.54.

Third on the schedule was the 200-yard freestyle with eight Boise State participants. Lucia Davis clocked a career-best 1:48.59 to lead all eight Broncos in the finals placing fifth overall. Joining Davis in the A final were freshman Lauren Vitort (1:49.40) and Cody Evans (1:50.37) who place seventh and eight, respectively. Hayley Hill placed second in the B final with a time of 1:49.92 to place 10th overall.

The 100-yard breaststroke was fourth on the schedule for Wednesday. Robin Pinger shaved time off her prelim time to clock a season-best 1:02.73 to lead the Broncos in the finals placing 10th overall. Laura Williams had the best Boise State time in the prelims of 1:03.24, then followed with a 1:03.15 — a season best — to finish in 13th. Kailee Nabeta placed 16th overall swimming a 1:06.60 in the B final. 

The 100-yard back was next on the day with nine Broncos swimming in the event. Kleinsorgen recorded the top time of all collegiates in the prelims with a 53.25 (B cut) to place second. She then swam a career-best 52.88 (B cut) in the final to place second overall in the finals. Sorensen was close behind Kleinsorgen in both races placing third in both with times of 53.60 (B cut) and 53.95, respectively.  Molly Hogg clocked a career-best 55.42 and Katie McCoy a 57.64 in the 100 back B final placing 14th and 16th, respectively. 

There were also two relay races ran on Thursday evening the 200-yard medley and 800-yard freestyle, in both races Boise State's A team placed fourth. The 200 medley saw the A team of Kleinsorgen, Williams, Pinger and Sorensen clock a 1:40.08, followed by the B team's (Hogg, Nabeta, Jennings, Vitort) time of 1:44.41 for ninth place.

In the 800 free relay the Broncos A team (Vitort, Evans, Davis, Hill) turned in a time of 7:15.67 taking fourth, while the B team (Frederick, Pinger, Wen, Barnes) took eighth with a 7:42.53.  

Boise State's Thursday Results

400-Yard Individual Medley
13. Cassie Barkhorn, 4:26.45
15. Brittany Wen, 4:28.11
17. Lauren Sale, 4:33.80
18. Anne Boodt, 4:34.97

12. Cassie Barkhorn, 4:24.45
13. Brittany Wen, 4:27.08
14. Lauren Sale, 4:30.11
16. Anne Boodt

100-Yard Backstroke
2. Ally Kleinsorgen, 53.25 B
3. Abbey Sorensen, 53.60 B
15. Molly Hogg, 55.88
16. Katie McCoy, 55.90
22. Madesyn Ronquillio, 56.55
24. Madison Frederick, 56.78
29. Lauren Sale, 57.65
31. Kai Nabeta, 58.05
33. Georgia Zacest, 58.69

2. Ally Kleinsorgen, 52.88 B
3. Abbey Sorensen, 53.95
14. Molly Hogg, 55.42
16. Katie McCoy, 57.64
22. Madesyn Ronquillio, 56.27
24. Madison Frederick, 57.48
26. Lauren Sale, 57.07
31. Kai Nabeta, 58.91
32. Georgia Zacest, 59.09

100-Yard Breaststroke
11. Laura Williams, 1:03.24
17. Robin Pinger, 1:03.92
21. Kai Nabeta, 1:06.11
23. Cassie Barkhorn, 1:06.76
24. Georgia Zacest, 1:08.03

10. Robin Pinger, 1:02.73
13. Laura Williams, 1:03.15
16. Kai Nabeta, 1:06.60
21. Cassie Barkhorn. 1:06.69
22. Georgia Zacest, 1:08.43

200-Yard Freestyle
7. Lauren Vitort, 1:48.89
8. Cody Evans, 1:49.10
10. Lucia Davis, 1:49.85
11. Hayley Hill, 1:50.08
23. Madison Frederick, 1:52.00
26. Jamie Nats, 1:52.58
27. Alyssa Schultz, 1:52.77
29. Rani Skeggs, 1:53.73

5. Lucia Davis, 1:48.59
7. Lauren Vitort, 1:49.40
8. Cody Evans, 1:50.37
10. Hayley Hill, 1:49.92
20. Jamie Nats, 1:52.29
21. Madison Frederick, 1:52.31
22. Alyssa Schultz, 1:53.10
24. Rani Skeggs, 1:54.01

100-Yard Butterfly
18. Robin Pinger, 55.31
20. Mandy Barnes, 55.57
22. Emmie Jennings, 55.73
25. Emma Segneri, 56.27
28. Katie McCoy, 56.96
29. Madesyn Ronquillio, 57.70

15. Robin Pinger, 55.06
17. Emmie Jennings, 55.24
18. Mandy Barnes, 55.54
22. Emma Segneri, 57.09
24. Katie McCoy, 57.59
27. Madesyn Ronquillio, 57.57

400-Yard Medley Relay (Wednesday)
6. Boise State A (Kleinsorgen, Williams, Pinger, Sorensen), 3:42.46
10. Boise State B (Hogg, Nabeta, Jennings, Evans), 3:46.84
13. Boise State C (Ronquillio, Barkhorn, Segneri, Vitort), 3:49.04
14. Boise State D (Sale, Zacest, Boodt, Frederick), x3:57.25

200-Yard Medley Relay
4. Boise State A (Kleinsorgen, Williams, Pinger, Sorensen), 1:40.08
9. Boise State B (Hogg, Nabeta, Jennings, Vitort), 1:44.41
10. Boise State C (Ronquillio, Barkhorn, Segneri, Evans), 1:45.42
12. Boise State D (McCoy, Zacest, Skeggs, Nats), x1:48.16

800-Yard Freestyle Relay
4. Boise State A (Vitort, Evans, Davis, Hill), 7:15.67
8. Boise State B (Frederick, Pinger, Wen, Barnes), 7:35.55
9. Boise State C (Nats, Schultz, Zacest, Skeggs), 7:42.53

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