Whitworth's Men Win All 11 Events at Linfield

McMinnville, Ore –The Whitworth men's swimming team won all 11 events in its dual meet at Linfield College on Saturday, claiming a 155-46 win over the Wildcats.  The Pirate women won nine of the 11 events to defeat the hosts 128.5 – 75.5.

Kyle Wicks and Brandon Smith each won two individual events for the Pirate men, who improved to 2-0 in dual meets.  Wicks sprinted to a 22.18 win in the 50-yard freestyle, then led a 1-2-3 Whitworth sweep in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.62.  Smith led a 1-2-3 Pirate sweep in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a winning time of 16:57.06.  Whitworth also went 1-2-3 in the 500-yard freestyle, led by Smith's time of 4:58.50.

Wes Tatum won the 100-yard butterfly in 53.19, while Jordan Fish won the 100-yard backstroke in 55.80.  Both joined Wicks on the winning 200-yard medley relay to open the men's meet.

Tatum anchored the closing 200-yard free relay in a winning time of 1:29.64.  Matt Brody, who won the 100 freestyle in 50.19, was also on the final relay.

Samantha Smith and Bridget Louis each won twice for the Pirate women (2-0 in dual meets).  Smith won both the 100 butterfly (1:00.15) and 100 breaststroke (1:09.65).  Louis took the 1,650 freestyle in 18:24.56 and the 400-yard individual medley in 4:51.53. 

Alisa Stang won the 50 freestyle (25.62) and Jackie Beal won the 100 backstroke (1:01.18).  Both joined Smith on the winning 200 medley relay (1:53.48).

Stang and Beal were also on the final 200 Free Relay, which won in 1:43.20.  Kori Carpenter, who won the 200 freestyle in 2:01.36, was also on the last relay.

Whitworth returns home to host Pacific University next Friday in the first home dual meet of the 2013-14 season.