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January 21, 2012

Sagehens Cruise To SCIAC Win Over Caltech

Claremont, Calif. - The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Swimming and Diving team captured a 199-98 win over Caltech on Saturday morning at Haldeman Pool.

With the win, the Sagehens improve to 4-2 in dual meets this season, including 3-2 against SCIAC opponents.

Freshman Hugh Berryman won two individual events for the Sagehens, as he edged teammate Kevin Lu in a photo finish in the 500 yard freestyle and also earned the 50 yard breaststroke victory. Senior Tyson Chihara (pictured) added a win the 400-yard medley in the final individual event of the day.

Senior Max Scholten did not compete in his top events (100 and 200 backstroke), but instead earned a win in the 50-yard freestyle to help the Sagehens sweep the freestyle events. Senior Joe LaBriola won the 100-yard freestyle, freshman Kevin Byrne won the 200-yard and sophomore Tyler Hill Captured the 1000-yard.

Seniors Tom Cleveland and Chris Wright earned the 50-yard and 100-yard butterfly, respectively, and sophomore Nathan Yale earned the 100-yard breaststroke for the Sagehens.

Pomona-Pitzer also won both relay events (the medley and the freestyle), while the Beavers earned the diving competitions, with Justin Johnson earning the one-meter and three-meter, and the backstroke, with Peter Buhler sweeping the 100 and 200-yard.

The Sagehens will be back in action when they host La Verne next Saturday for a 10:30 a.m. meet.