Swimming Teams Sweep Pacific (Ore.)

Swimming Teams Sweep Pacific (Ore.)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – The Whitworth swimming teams completed a perfect weekend in Oregon by defeating Pacific University in a dual meet on Saturday afternoon. 

The Pirate men won all 11 events to defeat the Boxers 168.5 – 21.5.  The Whitworth women won 158-47.  Both teams are 2-0 in dual meets this season.

Connor Florey, Isaiah Ross and Jake Davies all won a pair of individual events for the Pirate men.  Florey posted impressive back-to-back victories by winning the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:22.21) and 200-yard freestyle (1:53.77).  Ross won the 200-yard butterfly (2:02.40) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:58.68).  Davies took first in the 200-yard individual medley (2:03.71) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.82).

Ross and Davies also swam a leg on the opening 400-yard medley relay.  Byron Rossmiller, Owen Lempert, Ross and Davies posted a winning time of 3:38.10. 

Whitworth closed the meet with a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay.  Lempert, Ryan Burch, Jacob Butler and Tristan Todd had a winning time of 3:24.41.

The Pirate women won 10 of the 11 events in the dual.  Jamie Siegler and Cameron Lyon each won a pair of individual events.  Siegler also swam the breaststroke leg on the 400 medley relay, which won with a time of 4:10.80.  Hannah Galbraith (backstroke), Kaitlyn Wornath (butterfly) and Carly Hoff (freestyle) were also on that relay.

Siegler sprinted to a win in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.84.  She also won the 200 breaststroke in 2:35.10.  Lyon took first in the 200 freestyle (2:03.77) and 200 butterfly (2:14.11).

Galbraith took first in the 200 backstroke (2:13.36) then anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay.  Hoff led off, followed by Elizabeth Dressel, Izy Iral and Galbraith for a time of 3:52.96.

Whitworth will have the next weekend off, then will host Linfield and Willamette on November 15th and 16th