* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- Tara Joyce enjoyed a busy and successful tri-meet at Denver over the weekend. The University of Wyoming swimmer raced a total of six times, won half those races, and as a result was named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Week.

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Joyce won the 200-yard freestyle, recording a time of 1:49.38 and helped the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays win, as well. Her 400 free relay team also broke the pool record, clocking in at 3:21.58.

Joyce added to her impressive weekend with a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100-yard freestyle and the 400-yard medley relay. She capped her meet placing third in the 50-yard freestyle.

Joyce and the Cowgirls are back in action this upcoming weekend. They travel to New Mexico on Saturday.

Carly Palmer raced five times during the University of Wyoming’s tri-meet at Denver over the weekend. She won four of those five races, and as a result was named Mountain West Conference Swimmer of the Week.

Palmer touched first in a pair of individual events. She topped the field in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 49.82 and won the 100-yard breaststroke after swimming a 1:01.02.

Palmer also competed in a trio of relays. She helped the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays finish first, while also swimming a leg of the 200-yard medley relay that took second. The 400 free relay also broke the pool record, checking in at 3:21.58.

Alicia Gonzalez went 2-for-2 in a tri-meet at Denver this past weekend. She won both her events en route to being named Mountain West Conference Diver of the Week.

Gonzalez topped the field in the 3-Meter competition with a final score of 309.90. She also bested the competition in the 1-Meter, boasting a final tally of 272.10.

This represents Gonzalez’ third Diver of the Week honor this season.

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