Pai And Jones Named SCIAC Athletes Of The Week
Vincent Pai (FR, Walnut [pictured left]) and Emma Jones (FR, Eugene, OR [pictured right] were selected SCIAC Athletes of the Week for the week of January 12-18.
Pai won two individual events and was on two winning relays as CMS won at Whittier 183-40 and beat Cal Lutheran at home 178-40. His most impressive performance was in the 200 breaststroke against Cal Lutheran. He swam 2:07.11 which is an NCAA qualifying time, a CMS freshman record and the #3 time in CMS history. He won the event by almost 20 seconds. Against Cal Lu, he also swam the breaststroke leg (28.31) on the winning 200 medley relay (1:40.59). Against Whittier, he won the 200 individual medley (2:01.59) and led off the winning 200 free relay (1:29.27).
Jones won three individual events and was on three winning relays as CMS won at Whittier 188-24 and beat Cal Lutheran at home 158-62. Against Whittier, she won the 200 free (1:59.53) and anchored the winning 200 medley (1:55.96) and 200 free (1:43.96) relays. Against Cal Lu, she won the 50 free (25.35) and 100 free (54.50) and led off (25.33) the winning 200 free relay.