MPSF Day 2

The Cal Poly women’s swimming and diving team made up a lot of ground in the team standings after their performances yesterday in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships.

Senior Lacy Buck qualified first in prelims in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 51.83 seconds. In finals she swam a 4:54.27 to finish fifth.

Also scoring in the 500 freestyle was senior Kylie France, who swam the event in 4:57.17.

In the 200 individual medley, junior Katrina Anderson and Angela Haven finished seventh and eighth, respectively. Anderson posted a time of 2:04.93, and Haven finished in 2:05.23. Junior Chrissy Thomas placed tenth in the event with a time of 2:03.96.

Senior Amy Morales was a top eight finisher in the 50 freestyle, and recorded a time of 23.63. Sophomores Jill Jones, Andrea Voigt and Kelsey Engel also scored in the shortest event of the meet.

Cal Poly finished fourth in the 400 medley relay. Haven and Voigt teamed with  senior Gloria Benefield and sophomore Rachel Cleak to post a time of 3:45.62.

Sophomore divers Sami McIntyre and Meaghan O’Meara placed fourth and seventh in the 3-meter diving event, respectively.

After the first day of competition (only the 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay were swum on Wednesday, the first day of competition) Cal Poly was in last place out of nine teams. After Thursday’s events, Cal Poly is now in fourth in the team standings, with 167.5 points. They trail UC Santa Barbara (258), Brigham Young University (244.5), and UC Davis (185).

The MPSF Swimming and Diving Championships continues today, and concludes on Saturday.

For live results, click here.


One Response to MPSF Day 2

  1. Dan says:

    Are you going to report for Friday Night’s Finals?

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