TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound men's swim team won the three-day Logger Invitational, and the Logger women placed second. The event in the new Wallace Pool began on Friday, Dec. 2, and concluded on Sunday, Dec. 4.
The men totaled 810 points, well ahead of the 733 points totaled by the second-place Whitworth squad. The women finished with 715.50 points, finishing behind Pacific Lutheran (872.50).
Dylan Reimers won the men's 500-yard freestyle by finishing in 4:42.61 to pick up 20 points for the Loggers. Nick Mitchell placed second (4:45.98) in the same event for an additional 17 points. Mitchell tacked on another 17 points by finishing in second place in the 1,650 freestyle (16:20.93).
Reimers continued his standout weekend by winning 400 individual medley with a time of 4:11.61. Jonah Rogers earned 16 points for the Loggers with a third-place finish (4:20.91) in the same event.
The Logger women opened the weekend by winning the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:49.59 for 40 points (Aza Verhoeven, Anne Shirey, Calista Skog, Erin Jenkins). Puget Sound picked up another 32 points by placing third in the 400 medley relay with a time of 4:02.25 (Verhoeven, Shirey, Kayla DiMicco).
Carmen Mena grabbed a third-place finish in the 1,650 freestyle (18:20.43), and Jenkins took second in the 50 freestyle (24.94). DiMicco earned 16 points with a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle (2:01.61).
Puget Sound's next meet is Jan. 7, 2017, at home against Pomona-Pitzer.
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