Swimming Weekend Recap
Friday, Jan. 18
Pacific Lutheran 121, Whitman 84 (Women)
Whitman 145, Pacific Lutheran (Men)
In a Northwest Conference women's swimming dual between a pair of unbeaten teams, it was Pacific Lutheran that came up with a statement win over the visiting Whitman Missionaries at the PLU Pool.
Lewis & Clark 116, Linfield 89
Linfield 109, Lewis & Clark 90 (Men)
The Pioneers took on Linfield in Zhentbauer pool Friday evening, splitting the meet with the Wildcats. The Lewis & Clark women took down Linfield 116-89, while the Pioneer men couldn't quite close the deal with the meet breaking for the Wildcats 109-90.
Pacific (Ore.) 125, Willamette 76
Pacific (Ore.) 123, Willamette 74 (Men)
Freshman Gavin Nash (Fr., Cottage Grove, Ore.) broke a the 500-yard freestyle record as the Pacific swim team claimed a dual victory over Willamette on Friday evening at the Forest Grove Aquatic Center.
Whitworth 125, Puget Sound 80
Whitworth 118, Puget Sound 87 (Men)
Abby Pavelko and Alisa Stang each won two events to lead the Whitworth women to a 125-80 win at Puget Sound in a Northwest Conference swimming dual meet on Friday night. Kyle Wicks won twice to lift the Pirate men over the Loggers 118-87.
Saturday, Jan. 19
Lewis & Clark 140, Willamette 65 (Women)
Willamette 101, Lewis & Clark 97 (Men)
The Willamette University men's swimming team trailed by three points entering the final event, but the Bearcats won the 400-yard freestyle relay by a sizable margin to earn a 101-97 victory over Lewis & Clark College on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the WU Natatorium. In the women's competition, L&C defeated Willamette, 140-65.
Pacific (Ore.) 129, Linfield 76
Pacific (Ore.) 107, Linfield 94 (Men)
After taking it to Willamette yesterday, the Pacific swimming team collected another Northwest Conference dual victory over Linfield on Saturday afternoon at Linfield's Aquatic Center.
Whitworth 139, Pacific Lutheran 66 (Women)
Whitworth 151, Pacific Lutheran 54 (Men)
Whitworth remained unbeaten in Northwest Conference men's and women's swimming action on Saturday afternoon by sweeping aside Pacific Lutheran at the PLU pool. The Whitworth men, winners of 10 straight conference championships, improved to 6-0 with a 151-54 victory over the Lutes, while the Whitworth women handed PLU its first loss of the season by a 139-66 count.
Whitman 112, Puget Sound 93
Whitman 137.5, Puget Sound 67.5 (Men)
Senior Ava Williams turned in a pair of event wins to lead the Puget Sound swim teams on Senior Day at Wallace Pool. The day started with the recognition of the Loggers 10 seniors but ended with a pair of losses as Whitman swept the dual meet.