The University of Wyoming men's swimming and diving team finished with the silver at the Western Athletic Conference Championships late Saturday, just 40.5 points behind Air Force and nearly 200 points in front of Grand Canyon.
The Cowboys placed four swimmers (Ryan Ball, Slade Sheaffer, Patrick Jones, Sean Calkins) in the top eight of the 200 backstroke, led by Ball who finished second. Sheaffer took fifth, Jones placed just behind Sheaffer and Calkins placed eighth.
Senior Gabe Rooker led the swimmers with a championship in the 200 breaststroke while freshman Scotia Mullin shattered the conference record by almost 90 points in the platform on his way to a conference championship.
Wyoming closed the meet with a fourth-place finish in the 400 freestyle.