Women's Swim & Dive: Sagehens Regain Lead After Day 3

Women's Swim & Dive: Sagehens Regain Lead After Day 3

COMMERCE, CA. – The Pomona-PItzer Women's Swim & Dive Team climbed back to first place in the standings in day 3 of the SCIAC Swim Championship on Saturday night. After taking first place in three events, the Sagehens accumulated 791 meet points, just 32 more than cross-street rival Claremont-Mudd-Scripps who sits in second.

Mackenzie Cummings made the NCAA B Cut after winning the 100 Yard Breaststroke at 1:04.53. Her teammate Alex Werner finished fourth at 1:05.08 and Alex Gill crossed in sixth at 1:05.69. Erin Bigus placed in ninth at 1:06.73.

Over in the 100 Backstroke, the Sagehens swept the top-three as Angela Ling took the top position with a time of 55.69 while Sarah Jin placed second at 56.17. Allison Liu finished third at 57.20.  Tori Agostini placed eighth at 58.94.

In the 400 Individual Medley, Anna Newman placed third at 4:36.99 while Werner took fifth at 4:38.10. Lavinya Yap finished seventh at 4:40.18.

Maddie Kauahi finished second in the 100 Butterfly at 55.74 while Sabrina Kwan placed fourth at 57.07. Ling took seventh at 57.24 and Liu placed eighth at 57.37. Zurmuhl earned points in the 200 Freestyle, placing fourth at 1:54.06 while Kirsten Mortimer placed ninth at 1:55.57. Kate Denend won the B Final of the 200 Free at 1:57.39.

In the final event of the evening, the 400 Medley Relay, the Sagehens A Team crossed in first as Jin, Cummings, Kauahi, and Denend combined for a time of 3:48.32, posting an NCAA Top-18 qualifying time. The Sagehens also won the B Final as Ling, Gill, Kwan, and Liu combined for a time of 3:50.36.

Up Next: Action at the 2019 SCIAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships will conclude tomorrow with the 1650-yard freestyle, the 200-yard backstroke, the 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, the 200-yard butterfly and the 400-yard freestyle relay.