GREENSBORO, NC --The Pomona-Pitzer swimming and diving team finished day one of the NCAA Championships with two top-10 finishes and sit in eighth place as a team.
The Sagehens are currently in eighth place as a team after day one with 29 points, which is tied with NYU.
Headlining the first day of competition for the Sagehens was the women's 200 Yard Medley Relay team. The relay team of freshman Angela Ling, freshman Mackenzie Cummings, freshman Sarah Jin and freshman Maddie Kauahi finished in sixth place earning All-American honors and broke a new Pomona-Pitzer school record with a time of 1:43.51.
Also finishing with a top-10 time was sophomore Mark Hallman who finished in 10th place in the 500 Yard Freestyle and earned All-American Honorable Mention with a time of 4:28.86.
Kauahi also swam as an individual in the 50 Yard Freestyle as she placed 14th overall with a time of 23.51, which also makes her All-American Honoable Mention.
The men's 200 Yard Medley Relay team of sophomore Samuel To, Hallman, freshman Adrian Hui and senior Phillip Clayman just missed the cut for the Consolation Finals as they finished the Preliminaries in 18th place with a time of 1:32.67.
Sophomore Samuel To had a good showing in the men's 200 Yard IM Preliminaries as he finished with a time of 1:52.00. Sophomore Kara Miller-Radest also swam well in the 200 Yard IM Preliminaries as she clocked in with a time of 2:15.75.
The Sagehens will continue the NCAA Championships tomorrow with the Preliminary races starting at 9:00 a.m. ET and the finals at 5:00 p.m. ET.