SAN DIEGO – After a two-week hiatus, the San Diego State swim and dive program returns to competitors this weekend when it performs host to Utah Tech on Saturday, Oct. 5, in a twin meet at Aztec Aquaplex. First race is about for 10 a.m. PT, and admission is free.
Saturday’s conflict marks the Aztecs’ first-ever twin meet towards Utah Tech, which is positioned in St. George, Utah, and was previously generally known as Dixie State College previous to July 1, 2022.
The Aztecs are coming off a clear sweep on the two-day GCU Quad Meet, Oct. 21-22, posting a mixed 6-0 document over host Grand Canyon, Loyola Marymount and Seattle U. SDSU emerged victorious over the Lopes (147-76, 156-66) whereas rolling previous the Lions (165-39, 168-34) and Redhawks (164-39, 168-36), respectively.
In all, the Aztecs captured 21 of 24 occasions to shine off a dominating weekend and lengthen their streak of consecutive dual-meet victories to 44 straight relationship again to Jan. 8, 2018, a span of practically 5 years.
SDSU sophomore Meredith Smithbaker competed in six races on the GCU Quad Meet, claiming two particular person occasion titles and contributing to a few triumphant Aztec relay groups to earn Mountain West Swimmer of the Week honors on Oct. 25.
Smithbaker recorded season-fast instances within the 100 freestyle (50.31) and 50 freestyle (23.36) whereas swimming breaststroke on SDSU’s successful 400 medley relay that established a pool document (3:46.88) to focus on a powerful set of performances in Phoenix.
Smithbaker’s award was the Aztecs’ third convention weekly accolade this yr already after Kristina Murphy (swimmer) and Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez (diver) have been honored on Oct. 11.
SDSU is 8-0 this season in dual-meet motion after defeating the College of San Diego, 33-24, in its season-opening pentathlon meet on Sept. 9, adopted by an 83-59 victory at Pepperdine on Oct. 6.
Members of the Western Athletic Convention, the Trailblazers opened their 2022-23 schedule with a 156-106 setback at Northern Colorado in a twin meet on Oct. 21.
Following Saturday’s encounter, San Diego State will start preparations for the SMU Invitational, Nov. 17-19, in Dallas, Texas.