Athenas Make It 11 In A Row At SCIAC Championships
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LA MIRADA, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming & diving team captured their 11th-straight SCIAC Swimming and Diving title on Tuesday at Splash! La Mirada after leading for the duration of the three-day event. The Athenas tallied 919 points to finish ahead of Pomona-Pitzer (745.5) and the University of Redlands (486). Over the course of the SCIAC Championships, the Athenas won six individual and team events and showed team depth across the board to earn the win.
Sophomore Louisa Dunwiddie got the Tuesday finals started by finishing in second place in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 17:34.08, just behind Chapman's Julie Case. In the 200-yard butterfly CMS finished in second and third, as junior Michele Kee finished with a time of 2:06.54, just ahead of freshman Maya Kale at 2:07.12. Freshman Jasmine Cooper finished in fifth with a time of 2:07.88. Kee, Kale and Cooper all earned NCAA 'B' qualifying times in the 200 butterfly.
The Athenas closed out the Championships with a third place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The team of junior Helen Liu, junior Kristie Howard, sophomore LillyBelle Deer and Kee finished with a time 3:33.49.
Day 3 Results