Men's Swim Team Win One and Lose One
- The Pacific men's swim team handily defeated Seattle U but fell to Air Force on the first day of a quad meet Friday, November 4, at Kjeldsen Pool. The Tigers outscored Seattle U 119-86 and lost to Air Force 118-87.
Numerous Tigers had stellar showings on the day. Sophomore Oliver Simkovic took first in the 400 IM with a time of 4:05.71. He also finished second in the 100 Back (52.03) and fourth in the 100 Fly (52.51).
Freshman Cooper Rogers was the only other Tiger to claim an event title, as his 52.02 mark was good for first in the 100 Back. Rogers was part of the 200 Medley Relay squad that third with a time of 1:35.00. Also swimming legs for the team were junior Jonathan Alves, junior Kevin Schirmer, and freshman Casey Fleming.
Both Schirmer and Fleming had nice meets, as well. Schirmer claimed second in the 100 Free (47.70) and fifth in the 50 Free (21.82). Fleming took second in the 50 Free (21.51) and fourth in the 100 Back (52.49).
Freshman Brandon Chandler came in second in the 1650 Free with a time of 16:00.54 while sophomores Adam Sharp Taylor Moore took third in the 50 Free (21.74) and 100 Free (47.73), respectively. Senior Nate LeRoy finished fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:17.26 while Alves claimed fourth in the 100 Breast (1:00.03).
Moore, Alves, and Sharp, along with sophomore Hans Peters, made up the second-place 200 Free Relay team that clocked in at 1:26.86. Peters also registered a fifth-place finish in the 200 Free (1:45.29).
Senior Nate LeRoy and junior Zach Zlotoff each took fifth in the 100 Breast (1:00.17) and the 500 Free (4:48.22), respectively.
The meet continues at 12 p.m. Saturday, November 4.