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SAN ANTONIO—Boise State kept the pressure on the rest of the field, Friday, at the Western Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at Palo Alto Natatorium. The Broncos won three gold medals, two silver and three bronze on the third day of competition to stay in first place.

Junior Amber Boucher defended her title in the 100-yard butterfly with a school- and pool-record time of 52.05. Boucher missed the NCAA Automatic Qualifying mark by three one-hundredths of a second. No Bronco has ever clocked an automatic qualifying time. Her time is fourth in the nation coming into the day, according to CollegeSwimming.com.

Junior Stephanie North won the 200-yard freestyle by nearly two seconds, with a 1:46.96. Sophmore Christine Raininger placed second in the 400-yard individual medley, freshman Chelsea Miller earned the bronze. Senior Denise Green took third in the 100-yard backstroke. Senior Kelly Forrester was the Broncos' top finisher in the 100-yard breaststroke in third place.

Green, Forrester, Boucher and North combined to win the 400-yard medley relay in 3:37.88, a pool and WAC meet record. Boise State has won all four relays so far at the meet.

The Broncos have piled up 585 points through the first three days, ahead of second-place Hawai'i with 404. Northern Arizona is in third with 353 points.

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