Swim and Dive: Sagehens Break Five Records And Remain In First Place At SCIAC Championships

Swim and Dive: Sagehens Break Five Records And Remain In First Place At SCIAC Championships

LA MIRADA, Calif. – The Pomona-Pitzer men's and women's swimming and diving teams broke a combined five team records at day two of the SCIAC Championships as the Sagehen men and women both remain in first place.

The Pomona-Pitzer men's team has an overall score of 393 which is firmly in first place ahead of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (327) and Redlands (209).

On the women's side, the Sagehens sit in first with 374 points, CMS is in second with 362 and Redlands is in third with 249 points.

The Sagehens started out the day with sophomore Mark Hallman taking the 500 Yard Freestyle title and broke a program record with a 4:28.50.

Pomona-Pitzer claimed both 500 Yard Freestyle titles as sophomore Kelsey Thomas took first with a time of 5:01.10.

The men followed that up with sophomore Samuel To taking the 200 Yard IM title and set a new Sagehen record with a 1:50.67.

Freshman Maddie Kauahi took the second title of the day for the Sagehen women in the 50 Yard Freestyle as she set a new team record with a time of 23.38.

Pomona-Pitzer went on to break team records in both 200 Yard Freestyle Relays with the men's team of freshman Adrian Hui, Hallman, To, and senior Phillip Clayman coming in second with a time of 1:22.03 and the women's team of junior Cayla Nishizaki, junior Sarah Jin, senior Johanna Rayl and Kauahi taking the title with a 1:35.41

The championship meet continues tomorrow with the prelims at 9 a.m. and the finals beginning at 5 p.m.