Posts Tagged: Swimming

Wicks swims to three wins against Pac-12 opponents

January 17, 2016

Anchorage’s Sam Wicks recorded three wins for the Boise State swimming team against Pac-12 opponents Utah and No. 18-ranked UCLA in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was part of the victorious 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay in addition to the 100 backstroke. Wicks, of East High fame, is looking good with the Mountain West… Read more »

Fresh perspective paves way for Wicks to break school record

December 14, 2015

Sam Wicks of Anchorage didn’t come to Boise State University to swim the 200-yard backstroke, yet she will leave as the school’s greatest in the event. She was recruited as a sprinter but is now one of the most versatile swimmers in the Mountain West Conference. Last year she earned all-conference honors in seven events… Read more »

Record-setting weekend by Wicks rewarded by Mountain West

November 28, 2015

The Mountain West Conference has named Anchorage’s Sam Wicks the Swimmer of the Week for the second time in her career. The Boise State senior was coming off a record-setting weekend at the Art Adamson Invitational in College Station, Texas, where she posted conference-best times in three individual races and three relays, and set a… Read more »

Wicks wins 100 backstroke, scores 18 points for Boise State

November 8, 2015

Boise State swimmer Sam Wicks of Anchorage won the 100-yard backstroke and scored 14 individual points during a 199-101 loss to Nevada on the road. The senior had a hand in a total of 18 points and posted one of the team’s three wins. Wicks, of East High fame, posted her third victory in the… Read more »

Cavanaugh has busy week with Oregon State swim team

October 24, 2015

Anchorage’s Jesikah Cavanaugh participated in 10 races in a span of a week for the Oregon State University swim team. The junior is a butterfly specialist and competed in 100- and 200-yard individual races as well as medley and freestyle relays. Cavanaugh, of East High fame, earned a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 100… Read more »

Wicks kicks off senior season with four wins for Boise State

October 21, 2015

Sam Wicks of Anchorage had a hand in scoring 48 of Boise State’s 185 points during a recent victory over Idaho in NCAA D1 women’s swimming action. The versatile senior racked up 22 individual points after winning the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke, and placing second in the 100 butterfly. She was part of… Read more »

Olesch wins three swimming events for Beloit College

January 26, 2015

Dana Olesch of Homer swam her heart out for Beloit College against UW Oshkosh during NCAA D3 action in Wisconsin. The junior won three events and played second in another. Olesch won the 100-yard fly [1:03.46], 200 fly [2:30.04] and helped her 200 free relay team claim victory by more than 6 seconds. Her 200… Read more »

O’Leary swims to relay win for Wyoming

January 18, 2015

University of Wyoming swimmer Ryan O’Leary of Seward picked up another relay win. The 6-foot-3 senior swam the third leg for the 400-yard freestyle relay that beat the University of Denver during a meet with a time of 3:02.51. He has been a relay winner in each of his four seasons at Wyoming and won… Read more »

O’Leary wins twice, second once for Wyoming swim team

October 30, 2014

University of Wyoming All-American Ryan O’Leary of Seward got his senior season off to a strong start against No. 24 Denver. The swimmer won the 100 freestyle in 46.68 and was second in the 200 free in 1:43.40. O’Leary, of Seward High fame, was also part of the victorious 4×400 free relay team in 3:04.22.

Frey, O’Leary swim to Wyoming relay records at WAC Championships

March 2, 2014

Two Alaska swimmers were part of the fastest 200-yard freestyle relay team in University of Wyoming history. Senior Jeff Frey of Wasilla and junior Ryan O’Leary of Seward helped the Pokes clock a time of 1:19.55 to finish third at the Western Athletic Conference Championships in San Antonio. In all, Wyoming finished with 13 school… Read more »