Beaver Swimmer and Divers Start SCIAC Pool Play

Beaver Swimmer and Divers Start SCIAC Pool Play

The Caltech swimmers and divers kicked off the season this weekend with meets against Claremont-MuddScripps and La Verne.

CMS v. Caltech

Results vs. CMS

Against the defending conference champions, both the men's and women's teams dropped their meets. In the men's meet CMS posted a 184-37 win while the CMS ladies recorded a 182-42 win over the Beavers.

The Caltech divers started the season well as Peggy Allen and Jessica Swallow finished second and third respectively in the three-meter diving event. Timi Kosztin posted a third place finish in the one-meter diving competition.

Wade Hann-Caruthers was third in the three-meter diving event while posted a second place finish in the one-meter diving.

La Verne v. Caltech

Results vs. La Verne 

The Beavers produced first places finishes in multiple events but couldn't quite pull enough points together to knock off the Leopards. LaVerne posted a 162.5-77.5 win in the men's meet while the women tallied a 143-77 win on Saturday afternoon.

Caltech's Justin Johnson posted wins in both the one-meter and three-meter diving competitions earning nine team points for each victory.

On the swimming side of the meet, Caltech got a victory in the 200-meter freestyle event as Peter Buhler swam the distance in 1:57.59.

For the Caltech women, Klavdia Zemlianova won the 50-yard freestyle by beating out team mate Brooklyn Schlany 27.17 to 28.34 for top honors in the event.