Oxy Swim Beats Whittier on Senior Day

Oxy Swim Beats Whittier on Senior Day

LOS ANGELES — The Occidental men's and women's swimming and diving teams cruised to impressive wins over Whittier in a dual meet on senior day at Taylor Pool on Saturday.

Both Oxy men's and women's teams have defeated three of their last four SCIAC opponents. 

Men's Score: Occidental 143, Whittier 119

Women's Score: Occidental 163, Whittier 99

From the Coach: "First off, I want to congratulate our seniors on a great four years here and we are very thankful for all their contributions to our program," Oxy head coach Steve Webb said. "The team stepped up huge today, in two very big wins over a good Whittier team. We kicked off the meet with two outstanding 200 Medley Relays, with both the men and women winning those by a good margin. From top to bottom, we swam very well, and like I said last week, 'we are in a great spot as we are starting a taper for SCIACs.'"

Men's Event Winners: 

200 Medley Relay (Ben SappeyCody HamaneAustin Lashley and Chase Mitchell) - 1:36.15

Chase Mitchell - 50 Freestyle (21.75)

Edward Dabsys - 500 Freestyle (5:05.00)

Ben Sappey - 50 Backstroke (25.50), 100 Backstroke (54.12)

Austin Lashley - 50 Butterfly (23.29), 100 Butterfly (51.76)

Women's Event Winners:

200 Medley Relay (Madeline GillmanEllie O'BrienAnnika Moen and Hannah Ash) - 1:53.80

Alicia Vogelaar - 200 Freestyle (2:04.01), 500 Freestyle (5:31.78)

Hannah Ash - 50 Freestyle (25.82), 100 Freestyle (56.52)

Rose Seabrook - 1,650 Freestyle (19:10.27)

Madeline Gillman - 50 Backstroke (29.11), 100 Backstroke (1:03.16)

Laura Chun - 50 Breaststroke (33.00), 100 Breaststroke (1:09.45), 400 I.M. (4:55.32)

Oxy Seniors:

David Avery

Maddie DiMarco

Ellie O'Brien

Rose Seabrook

Erin Van Zanten

Next Meet: The Tigers are back in action at the SCIAC Championship Feb. 15-18.

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