Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Swimmer Carson Honored by MWC for 1st-Place Finishes.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal


University of New Mexico junior Amanda Carson was named Mountain West Conference women's swimmer of the week after a pair of first-place finishes last weekend.

Carson's heroics helped the Lobos swimming and diving team to a second-place finish in the Florida Atlantic Invitational in Boca Raton.

Carson took home the gold in the 200-meter butterfly and the 400-meter individual medley, while she also grabbed second in the 100-meter fly.

UNM was runner-up among seven teams in the meet, finishing just 28 points behind winner Oakland.

Carson becomes the second Lobo this season to be honored by the conference, joining fellow junior Quinn Michie. …

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