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Rutecki heats up pool for Wyoming [Swimming]

Give it up for Juneau’s Nick Rutecki. Not only did the University of Wyoming swimming star earn all-conference honors in four different events at the MPSF Championships, he broke two school records and set a personal record in his specialty event. “I bettered my 50 free time for the first time since my junior year… Read more »

Alaskans set relay record for Wyoming [Swim]

Some athletes get fired up by listening to music before they compete. But members of the University of Wyoming men’s swim team do the haka, a traditional Pacific Islander war dance. Juneau’s Nick Rutecki explains. “It originated because we have kids from New Zealand,” he told me. “It’s pretty intense. It’s a lot of fun.”… Read more »

O’Leary helps set MPSF record (Swimming)

Seward’s Ryan O’Leary made history for the University of Wyoming men’s swim team at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships in Los Angeles. Swimming second on the 800-yard freestyle relay, the fast freshman helped the Cowboys squad win gold with a championship record time of 6:31.62, which is a school record and good enough for… Read more »

Frey ‘the man’ vs. Air Force (Swimming)

After watching Alaska’s Jeff Frey win four events for the University of Wyoming men’s team, Cowboys coach Tom Johnson didn’t mince his words. “Jeff Frey was just a man today,” he told the school’s website. “He is really coming into himself in his sophomore year.” Frey, of Wasilla High fame, won two individual events [50… Read more »

Alaskans making waves at Wyoming (Swimming)

The University of Wyoming men’s swim team had a strong showing at the Denver University Relays to kick off the NCAA season. The Cowboys won five events – with Wasilla’s Jeff Frey having a hand in each one. Frey is among five Alaska men swimming for Wyoming. The 6-foot-3 sophomore sprinter is the man in… Read more »