Women's Swim & Dive: Sagehens Earn Win Over Occidental College, 174.50 - 114.50

Women's Swim & Dive: Sagehens Earn Win Over Occidental College, 174.50 - 114.50

LOS ANGELES, CA. --  The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Swimming & Diving team earned a 174.50 – 114.50 win over Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent Occidental College on Saturday afternoon.

The Sagehens have now won against back-to-back SCIAC opponents coming off of a win over Redlands in the previous week.   

Pomona-Pitzer won six events throughout the meet against the Tigers.

The Sagehens first got a win in the 200 Yard Butterfly with Abby Smith earning a win with a time of 2:11.41 and Summer Will in second at 2:14.49.

Pomona-Pitzer came back to take first and second in the 50 Yard Freestyle with Jennifer Lenertz taking first place with a time of 25.49 and Alex Gill taking second at 25.91.

Gill followed up with a win in the 200 Yard Breaststroke with a finish of 2:26.18. Just behind Gill was Alex Werner in second at 2:28.78 and Will in third at 2:31.28.

Anna Newman earned another win for the Sagehens in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 5:28.44 followed by Kristen Mortimer in second at 5:34.45.

The Sagehens ended the individual events with the top three times in the 200 Yard IM. Haley Kirtland led the way with a time of 2:13.80, Will in second at 2:15.05 and Smith in third at 2:15.11.

In the diving section of the meet, the Sagehens took first, second and third in the one-meter dive. Emma van der Veen took first at 204.60, Eleanor Mackey took second at 202.00 and Ruby Epstein took third at 189.00.  For the three-meter dive, the Sagehens also swept the top three spots with van der Veen leading the way at 243.95, Epstein in second at 223.25 and Mackey in third at 197.55.

Up Next: The Sagehens will host their Senior Day against Caltech and Whittier on Saturday, January 18th at 10:30 a.m.