NWC Swimming Championships start this Friday

NWC Swimming Championships start this Friday

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound men's and women's swim teams prepare for the Northwest Conference Championships staring on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. Linfield is the acting host for the three-day event.

 

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NWC standings

The Logger men are in a three-way tie for second place in the conference. Puget Sound, Linfield, and Pacific Lutheran all have 5-2 records. Whitworth is in firs place with a 6-1 record. The Logger women are in fourth place with a 4-3 conference mark. They trail Pacific Lutheran (7-0), Whitman (6-1), and Linfield (5-2).

 

Puget Sound men's leaders (from the NWC)

Dylan Reimers and Nick Mitchell hold the NWC's first and second-best times, respectively, in the 500 freestyle. Reimers also leads the 400 individual medley, while Mitchell is second in the 1650 freestyle.

 

Puget Sound women's leaders (from the NWC)

The Loggers have a pair of swimmers currently in third on the NWC lists with Erin Jenkins in the 50 freestyle and Anne Shirey in the 100 breaststroke. The Loggers lead the league in the 200 medley relay wth Aza Verhoeven, Shirey, Calista Skog and Jenkins.

 

Last year's championships

The Pacific Lutheran women won their third consecutive NWC title in 2016, while the Whitworth men also earned the conference championship. The Puget Sound women placed fourth overall, while the Logger men finished fifth.

 

 

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