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Niwot takes 6th in crowded field at Mustang Invite

 

January 19, 2019

Jocelyn Rowley

A Niwot swimmer competes in the 100-yard freestyle event.

On the strength of a handful of top-10 individual finishes, the Niwot girls swim and dive team amassed 192 team points to finish sixth overall at the 2019 Mustang Invitational, held at the VMAC on Jan. 12.

Jocelyn Rowley

The Niwot girls swim & dive team was one of 22 teams competing in the Mustang Invitational, held on Jan. 12 at the VMAC in Thornton.

Niwot freshman Mary Codevilla took first overall in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2 minutes, 11.05 seconds, while junior Abbie Shaw was third overall in the 100-yard freestyle (54.49) and seventh in the 50-yard race (25.19). Sophomore Emily Yie finished second in the 200-yard freestyle event (1:57.97), and ninth in the 100-yard breaststroke. All three also posted top-10 finishes in one or more relay events.

Up next for the Cougars is the All-City Meet on Jan. 19, an event that is limited to the four schools in Longmont (Longmont, Niwot, Silver Creek, and Skyline). However, due to the temporary closure of of the city’s Centennial pool facility, this year’s meet will be held at the University of Colorado Rec Center pool at 1 pm.

 

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