Esme Gullick and Shelbie Holden receive team’s Swimmer and Diver MVP awards for the second-straight year.
Mazutaityte edged Boise State's Sam Wicks by .29 seconds and set a new Fresno State record in the 200-yard backstroke championship final.
Mazutaityte placed third in the 100 backstroke championship final and nine other Bulldogs appeared in finals events.
Six swimmers and one diver will be honored on Senior Day as the Bulldogs host San Jose State; fans will receive free swim caps and autograph cards.
The Fresno State swimming and diving team won 13 of 20 events to propel them to finish with 817.5 points.
2016 MW Championships (2/17-2/20)
Fresno State Swim & Dive (Nov. 14 vs. Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz)
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Last updated on November 16, 2015
2015-16 (SENIOR): Placed second in the 100 Backstroke and swam a personal-best in the 200 Breaststroke (2:37.33) against UC Santa Cruz on Nov. 14 ... was a part of the second place 200 Freestayle Relay team on Oct. 31 at Nevada ... swam a personal-best in the 400 IM (4:39.15) at the UOP Invite on Oct. 24.
2014-15 (JUNIOR): Set career bests in 100 and 200 Butterfly and 200 IM.
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): N/A
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Competed in all backstroke and butterfly events ... recorded the second fastest 100 back time in 57.79 at the Mountain West Conference Championship ... recorded the fastest 200 butterfly time with a 2:06.27 at the MW Championship ... recorded the second fastest 50 back at the Phill Hansel Invite with a 28.40 ... also competed in the 200 IM with her season best time coming at the Phill Hansel Invite with a 2:12.27.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four year varsity swimmer ... named First Team All-League all four years ... named MVP her senior year ... competed in the 100 and 200 Backstroke, 100 and 200 Freestyle, 200 and 400 IM, and the 100 and 200 Butterfly.
PERSONAL: Parents are Susan and Tim Ruiz ... her father, Tim, played football for four years at Utah State ... hobbies include shopping, watching movies, hanging out with friends and sleeping ... lists her favorite athlete as Michael Phelps because he is the best male athlete to ever be able to do what he did ... admires Natalie Coughlin the most because she is such an awesome athlete and she never gives up ... also recruited by Washington State, Boise State, Colorado State and CSU Bakersfield ... she chose to attend Fresno State because of Jeanne Fleck and the connection the girls on the team had.
FRESNO STATE CAREER BESTS
|28.40||11-15-12||@ Phill Hansel Invite|
|57.79||2-22-13||@ MW Championships|
|2:06.98||2-22-13||@ MW Championships|
|59.05||11-20-15||@ A3 Performance Invitational|
|2:04.61||11-20-14||@ A3 Performance Invitational|
|2:09.90||2-18-15||@ MW Championships|
|4:34.37||11-20-14||@ A3 Performance Invitational|
|2:37.33||11-14-15||vs. Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz|
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