The Boise State swimming team will compete in four relays and five individual events at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, and the Broncos will lead off the four-day competition with the 800-yard freestyle relay final at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The quartet of Brittany Aoyama, Emma Chard, Felicity Cann and Blake Balogh qualified 14th in the 27-team event. If they place in the top 16, they will earn Boise State’s first national meet points in four years.
The 200 free relay (Aoyama, Sam Wicks, Katelyn Martin and Abbey Sorensen) will compete Thursday, the 200 medley relay Friday and the 400 free relay (Aoyama, Wicks, Chard, Martin) on Saturday.
Aoyama (100 butterfly), Chard (200 and 500 free) and Sam Wicks (100 backstroke and 200 individual medley) will represent the Broncos individually.
Preliminaries will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday-Saturday, and finals at 4 p.m. all four days. The Friday and Saturday finals are available online on ESPN3; the rest of the meet can be seen for free at atlantaswimming.com/Webcast.
BSU WRESTLING: Sophomore Geordan Martinez and senior Chris Castillo will compete at the NCAA Division I Championships, which start at 10 a.m. Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York. Martinez, the No. 12 seed at 149 pounds, opens against Lehigh’s Laike Gardner. Castillo (157) faces Columbia’s Markus Scheidel in his first-round match. ESPNU will televise the opening rounds, and ESPN3 has individual mat feeds.
BSU WOMEN’S GOLF: Samantha Martin shot a 2-under 70 on Tuesday to win the BYU Entrada Classic in St. George, Utah, for her program-record fourth medalist performance. Genevieve Ling added an eighth-place finish for the Broncos, who finished third in the 14-team field.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S GOLF: The Crusaders finished 14th at the 18-team Argonaut Invitational in Livermore, Calif.