Cougars Post Impressive Road Win at Nevada
RENO, Nev. (January 28, 2022) – Washington State Women's Swimming went on the road and posted a 142-119 victory over a solid Nevada team in Reno Friday evening.
The Cougars, who were coming off a two-week pause due to Covid-19 protocols, claimed eight races over a Wolfpack team who entered the meet with a 5-1 dual record. WSU improved to 4-3 in dual meets and own wins over at Idaho, Arizona, Grand Canyon and now Nevada.
Pac-12 Conference defending 50 freestyle champion senior Chloe Larson led the way with a pair of wins in the 50 free and 100 free to push her season win total to nine including all seven 50 free races she has competed in this season. Senior Taylor McCoy added a pair of wins in the 200 back and 400 IM to push her team-leading win total to 11.
WSU finished second and third in the 200 medley relay to start the meet, freshman Noelle Harvey followed with a win in the 1000 free, freshman Ilaria Moro added a win in the 200 fly and Larson claimed back-to-back races, the 50 free and 100 free. McCoy and sophomore Kiana Swain went first and second, respectively in the 200 back, Fountaine later added a win in the 500 free, McCoy notched a win in the 400 IM and the 400 free relay team of Angela Di Palo, Chloe Larson, Hailey Grotte and Keiana Fountaine closed the meet with a win.
Next up for the Cougars will be the Pac-12 Conference Championships in Federal Way, Wash. set for Feb. 23-26.