After spotting the Delta College Lady Mustangs a 16 point lead after diving, it was all Lady Wolverines from that point on as they came storming back with a convincing 80–31 victory over their Big 8 foes in a dual meet last Thursday at Sierra College. Leading the way for the Lady Wolverines was sophomore Lauren Kilpatrick with victories in the 200 Freestyle and 50 Breastroke, freshmen Libby Machado with victories in the 100 IM and 50 Butterfly, and fellow freshmen Carina Wedel in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle.
Also helping the cause with individual victories were sophomore Lynden DeShane in the 1000 Freestyle, and freshmen Hannah Jarvis and Annie Harriman with victories in the 50 backstroke and 500 Freestyle respectively.
To finish off the meet in style, the Lady Wolverines sweep both of the relay events as well with Harriman, Kilpatrick, DeShane, and sophomore Kaity Zawilski winning the 200 Medley Relay, and Machado, Wedel, Jarvis, and Zawilski winning the 200 Free Relay.
The Lady Wolverines are back in action next weekend as they travel to participate in the Cuesta Invitational meet in San Luis Obispo March 8 & 9.
Battling some of the best teams in the State, the Lady Wolverines again captured 1st place at the prestigious Mt. Sac Invitational Swim meet over the weekend. Leading the way for the Wolverines with individual victories were sophomores Lauren Kilpatrick in the 400 IM & 50 Breastroke, and Lynden DeShane in the 200 Butterfly, and freshmen Hannah Jarvis in the 50 Backstroke. But to win this meet took a total team effort on the part of the Lady Wolverines as 11 individuals scored points for the team, and all 5 relays placed in the top 3 in their respective races to seal the victory. The Lady Wolverines are back in action this Thursday, Feb 28th, as they take on the Lady Mustangs from Delta College at 3:00 pm at Sierra College in a Big 8 dual meet.
The Lady Wolverines went at it again this weekend against Big 8 rival Santa Rosa, this time at home though looking for some home water advantage. Swimming some very fast times for early in the season, the Lady Wolverines once again still suffered a narrow loss at the hands of the Bearcubs. Repeating what happened 2 weeks earlier in the season at the NorCal Relays in Santa Rosa, the Lady Wolverines out swam their rival only to lose by a narrow margin because they were outscored in diving by 13 points to fall 59 – 49.
Some of the outstanding swims during the meet for the Lady Wolverines included the 200 Medley Relay team of Annie Harriman, Lauren Kilpatrick, Lynden DeShane, and Zuley Sosa-Guasch with a season best time of 1:56.94. Some outstanding individual times for early in the season included the 200 Freestyle of freshmen Annie Harriman touching 2nd with a time of 2:05.89 and sophomore Brooke Negrete right behind her with a time of 2:09.93.
In the 50 Freestyle the Wolverines touched 1st and 2nd with freshmen Carina Wedel at 25.49 and fellow freshmen Hannah Jarvis at 25.73 respectively. In the 100 Individual Medley, freshman Libby Machado had a phenomenal swim with a time of 1:02.87 giving the defending state champion from Santa Rosa a run for her money. Right behind Machado was sophomore Lauren Kilpatrick placing 3rd with a time of 1:03.75, a personal best for the Wolverines top returning performer. Machado also placed 1st in the 50 Butterfly with a time of 27.57.
In the 100 Freestyle both Hannah Jarvis and Carina Wedel dueled again for 1st and 2nd with Jarvis winning with a time of 56.86 to Wedel’s 57.22. Freshmen Annie Harriman also had a season best in the 50 Backstroke earning her a 1st place finish with a time of 29.90. Kilpatrick followed up her IM swim with a season best time of 32.43 in the 50 Breastroke, just .20 off her State Qualifying time of the previous year.
Ending on a high note the Lady Wolverines finished off the meet with a first place finish, and outstanding early season time, in the 200 Freestyle Relay composed of Hannah Jarvis, Carina Wedel, Katiy Zawilski and Libby Machado. The Lady Wolverines next competition is the extremely tough Mt. SAC Invitational in Southern California, February 22-23.Feb. 2, 2013
After winning the swimming portion of the meet, the Lady Wolverines saw victory snatched away as they were outscored by 8 points in diving to finish 2nd at the Annual NorCal Relay meet held February 2 at Santa Rosa JC. The meet is always the kick off to the swim season, and the Lady Wolverines were the 3 time defending Champions.
Several relays and team members helped lead to the 2nd place finish including the 400 Free Relay team of Hannah Jarvis, Brooke Negrete, Kaity Zawilski, and Carina Wedel, 400 Medley Relay team of Annie Harriman, Lauren Kilpatrick, Lynden DeShane, and Carina Wedel, 400 IM Relay team of Libby Machado, Annie Harriman, Kaity Zawilski, and Lauren Kilpatrick, and the 200 Free Relay team of Hannah Jarvis, Brittany Tyra, Libby Machado, and Carina Wedel, all of which captured 1st place in there respective relays.
The Lady Wolverines are back in action on February 15th as they take on the Bearcubs again in a dual meet at Sierra College.
Being rewarded for their outstanding performance all season long, Eight Wolverines were named to the Community College All-American Swimming and Diving Team as posted by CCCSDCA. Freshmen Paige Lampert, Lauren Kilpatrick, and Morgan Miller joined sophomores Ashley Brown, Kaylin Kemper, Carissa McCoy, Kaley Rehorn, and Elise Wenger on the distinguished list of the countries best Community College swimmers and divers. The events that they qualified for All-American status in were as follows:
With the addition of this years 8 All-Americans, Sierra College Women’s Swimming and Diving has produced 121 Swimming and Diving Community College All-Americans since 1999!
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