Aztecs Place 12 on All-MW Swimming & Diving Team

Mikaela Macklin received the Mountain West Senior Recognition Award honoring her stellar four-year Aztec career.

Feb. 25, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Twelve members of the San Diego State women's swimming and diving team have been named to the 2014 All-Mountain West team based on their performances at the recently completed MWC Swimming & Diving Championships held in San Antonio, Texas, last week.

To be placed on the all-conference team, an individual must place in the top eight in the finals of their event. For the relays, the all-conference team consists of the top three finishers in each race. SDSU won all five relays setting four Mountain West records in the process.

A total of 10 Aztec earned all-conference accolades in individual events while two others garnered the honor as a member of three winning relay teams.

SDSU swimmers won six individual events and in addition to the meet's five relay races. Individual winners included Anika Apostalon (50 free, 100 free, 100 back), Mikaela Macklin (200 IM), Laura Day (100 breaststroke) and Natilee Ruiz (200 backstroke).

Coach of the Year - Mike Shrader
Swimmer of the Year - Anika Apostalon
Freshman of the Year - Anika Apostalon
Senior Recognition Award - Mikaela Macklin

All-Conference Individual Selections Athlete Events Anika Apostalon.....50 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle Chelsea Bailey......50 Freestyle Frida Berggren......200 Individual Medley, 400 Individual Medley Laura Day...........100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke Mikaela Macklin.....200 Individual Medley, 400 Individual Medley, 200 Breaststroke Savannah Miller.....200 Freestyle Caroline Mitchell...400 Individual Medley, 1,650 Freestyle, 200 Butterfly Natilee Ruiz........200 Individual Medley, 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke Whitney Weisz.......50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle Loreen Whitfield....100 Butterfly

All-Conference Relays 200 Freestyle Relay - Anika Apostalon, Chelsea Bailey, Maddy Dalcamo, Whitney Weisz 400 Freestyle Relay - Anika Apostalon, Chelsea Bailey, Natilee Ruiz, Whitney Weisz 800 Freestyle Relay - Frida Berggren, Mikaela Macklin, Natilee Ruiz, Savannah Miller 200 Medley Relay - Anika Apostalon, Laura Day, Samantha Guttmacher, Whitney Weisz 400 Medley Relay - Anika Apostalon, Laura Day, Loreen Whitfield, Whitney Weisz

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