Tigers Make A Splash In Day One of PAC Invite

Tigers Make A Splash In Day One of PAC Invite

Day One Results 

STOCKTON, Calif. - The men's and women's swimming and diving team had a succesful outing in Day One of their 27th annual PAC Invite on Friday.

Both teams did not fail to disappoint in their home-opener at Chris Kjeldsen Pool on Friday.

The men's team took holds a first place ranking over UC Santa Cruz and Fresno Pacific, earning a total of 627 points. Both Stanford and San Jose State did not participate in the first day of competition. 

On the women's side, Pacific also stands among the top of the pack in first place with a combined 427 points. University of Nevada-Reno currently trails the Tigers (405.5) followed by University of New Mexico (401). Fresno Pacific stands with 182.5 and UC Santa Cruz finished day one with 82 points. 

In Case You Missed It:

  • The Tigers kicked off the night with a bang as both teams took first in the 200 medley relay race. Cai Hong Singh, Semaj Walker, Kathleen Gani, and Meredith Lillie led the women's Team A in their opening event posting a time of 1:45.13. The men's Team A followed with Angel Alcala, Yahav Shahfav, Mason Miller, and Dylan Toy clocking in a time of 1:31.41.
  • The men's relay team would finish strong in the final event of the night, the 400 freestyle relay. Mason Miller, David Noyes, Dylan Toy, and Daniel Larson would help bring home first place with a time of 3:04.37. Pacific's Team B team with Michael Kang, Josh Owens, Jan Schlegel, and James Ward would finish third in the event with a time of 3.12.43.
  • Dylan Toy would have three top-time finishes on Friday: playing part in two-first place relay finishes (200 medley, 400 free) as well as taking the 50 freestyle (20.23). Toy would also finish four in the 100 backstroke (53.06).
  • Mackaby Pennington led the board in both the men's 1 meter and 3 meter diving competitions. The freshman diver tallied scores of 238.20 and 238.40 respectively for both events. 
  • In the women's 1 and 3 meter events, Alexis Albanese made her season-debut posting scores of 149.30 and 140.55 to stand in second place through the first day of competition.
  • Pacific had seven first-place finishes on the night, tied for the most by a team with UNR also recording seven. 

Top Times:

  • The Tigers dominated in the 100 back event as four swimmers placed in the top five. Niles Biolley led the way with a time of 48.84, a season-best compared to last year's time of 49.17. 
  • Semaj Walker led the Tigers in the 100 breastroke recording a time of 1:04.96 for the night. Elina Rosario and Kelsey Lloyd followed Walker with times of 1:05.63 and 1:05.86. 
  • Emma Frey placed fourth overall in the women's 100 back, setting the second fastest time for a freshman in the event with 58.31. 
  • In the 200 butterfly, Angel Alcala took the event with a time of 1:54.71.
  • David Noyes set the fastest time in the 200 freestyle event with 1:40.95. Daniel Larson, Biolley, and Michael Kang placed in the top five.

Up Next For the Tigers:

  • The Orange and Black pick back up tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM as they host Day Two of the PAC Invite.
  • Day Two will proceed with the women's 400 medley relay event.  


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