GREELEY, Colo., – The University of Wyoming women’s swimming & diving team took to the road and battled Northern Colorado on Thursday inside Butler Hancock Swimming Pool. The Cowgirls fell to the Bears, 197-103.

The 200-yard backstroke highlighted the evening for Wyoming. The Cowgirls boasted the top-two finishers in the race.

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Kayla Cunningham topped the field, clocking in at 2:06.53. Sydney Metzler wasn’t far behind after logging a time of 2:09.35.

Emily Giles rounded out the victorious Cowgirls. She won the 200-yard IM, registering a time of 2:13.21.

Giles also took second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 59.38. She was one of many Wyoming student-athletes that finished runner-up Thursday during individual events.

Kali Franckowiak in the 200-yard freestyle finished second with a time of 1:55.98. She also touched second in the 100-yard freestyle after swimming a time of 53.37.

Roxanna Ramirez took second in the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyles. She recorded a time of 5:16.08 in the 500 and a 10:44.66 in the 1,000.

Carly Palmer logged a second-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke after going 2:27.40. Emily Burchett finished second in the 100-yard butterfly, clocking in at 58.41.

Sydney McKenzie went 1:05.33 in the 100-yard breaststroke to take runner-up. Alicia Gonzalez placed second in the 3-meter competition after logging a score of 229.35.

Wyoming is back in action Saturday at Colorado Mesa. Both the men’s and women’s teams battle the Mavericks at 1 p.m. inside El Pomar Natatorium.

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