Men Swim & Dive: Sagehens Too Dominant at Pentathlon

Men Swim & Dive: Sagehens Too Dominant at Pentathlon

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Swim and Dive team had a strong showing in their pentathlon against University of La Verne, winning 147 to 8. The Sagehens cleaned house, taking at least the top-seven positions in every event they competed in.

Samuel To opened up the meet with a first-place finish in the 100 yard freestyle at 47.74, barely finishing ahead of Lukas Menkhoff (47.79) and Adrian Hui (48.04). He followed up with a top finish in the 100 butterfly at 52.42 ahead of teammate Will Abele (53.04) and Greg Havton (53.38), respectively.

He later took second place in the 100 backstroke behind freshman Nikhil Kundu. Kundu finished at 51.83 while To clocked in at 52.68. Abele finished in third at 54.79. The freshman Menkhoff shone in the 100 breaststroke, taking the top spot at 57.50 while To finished second at 1:00.45. Kundu took third at 1:00.48. He repeated his strong performance with a first-place finish in the 100 individual medley at 53.12, ahead of Kundu (53.40) and To (53.52).

Up Next: The Sagehens will travel to Los Angeles on Saturday, November 11 to take on Occidental College at 10:30 a.m.