Wormwood Breaks School Record, But Loggers Fall To Whitworth
TACOMA, Wash. – The Puget Sound swim teams were back at Wallace Pool on Friday but both the men's and the women's teams fell to visiting Whitworth. The Logger men were within eight points with two events to go but eventually fell 118-87. The women's team fell 125-80.
Senior Tracy Wormwood highlighted the meet with a school record in the 200-meter breaststroke. Wormwod and Jessica Jaynes finished 1-2 in the event with Womwood's 2:44.57, edging Michelle Rennie's record of 2:45.17.
Jaynes came away a winner earlier in the night in the 200m fly. She posted a time of 2:28.97 to capture the win. Sam Anders also turned in an event win as she just barely outtouched Nicole Lecoq with a 2:26.05. Lecoq was just .02 seconds slower.
Anders also led off the Loggers 400 medley relay with Wormwood, Auri Clark and Melissa Norrish combining for the event win to open the night.
Junior Derek Frenzel again led the Loggers in the dual. He had three event wins on the night. His first win came in the 800-meter free with an 8:41.57. Frenzel then finished with a time of 4:48.35 in the 400 IM. His third win the night came in the 400m free when he came in over two seconds faster than his opponents with a 4:14.76.
Jere Jeremikj also turned in a fine meet with two event wins. His 2:16.34 in the 200 fly just edged out Luke Welles for the win. He also topped a 1-2 finish in 200m free. Jeremikj won the event with a 1:58.45 while teammate Teale Kitson came in just under two seconds later.
Later in the night, Kitson earned a win of his own with a 2:14.66 in the 200 breast.
Alisa Stang led the Pirate women with a pair of event wins while Kyle Wicks equaled the performance for the Pirate men.
The Loggers will celebrate Senior Day in their final home meet tomorrow at 1 p.m. when they host Whitman.