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Women's Swimming and Diving: Meet Highlights 2017

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March 17, 2017

Big 8 Invitational

Sierra College Wolverines headed to San Joaquin Delta College for the Annual Big 8 Invitational. While there, the Lady Wolverines showed yet another impressive performance. Sophomore Claudia Guillory provided three individual wins in her 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 200 backstroke. Not to be outdone by their Wolverine teammate, sophomores Abigail Brouwer and Kirsten DePauw also chipped in with individual wins at the invite in the 100 Breastroke, and 50 Freestyle respectively. Freshman Megan Green also helped the Wolverines out with a win in the 200 Individual Medley. All in all, the Lady Wolverines were a force to reckon with as they won by over 290 points.

The Lady Wolverines will be returning to Delta College April 20-22 to defend their Big 8 Conference Championship title. Sierra College will be close to home for their next meet, at American River College, as they attend the Sprint Pentathlon on Friday, March 24.

  1. Sierra College, 772.5
  2. Diablo Valley College, 481.5
  3. Santa Rosa College, 284
  4. American River College, 274
  5. San Joaquin Delta, 217
  6. Modesto College, 156
  7. Sacramento City College, 115
  8. Consumnes River College, 1

March 9-11, 2017

39th Annual Cuesta College Swim Invitational

Lady Wolverines Top Field at Cuesta Invite

Led by sophomore standout Claudia Guillory, the Sierra College Wolverines had an outstanding showing, topping the rest of the field at the 39th Annual Cuesta Invite March 10-11. With a field that included 25 teams from all up and down the state of California, the Lady Wolverines won 9 events to outdistance Big 8 foe Santa Rosa, who was 2nd, and the rest of the heavyweight field.

Guillory turned in the performance of the meet by winning 5 Individual events including the 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke, and the 400 Individual Medley. Fellow sophomore Corinne Linke chipped in with an individual victory of her own in the 50 Freestyle. Also with victories over the weekend were the relay teams of Guillory, Linke, sophomore Kirsten DePauw, and freshmen Emma Kaplan in the 200 Freestyle and 400 Freestyle relays, as well as Guillory, Linke, sophomore Abigail Brouwer, and freshmen Megan Green in the 800 Freestyle relay. The 400 Medley relay team of Guillory, Brouwer, freshmen Lauren Ostrander, and Linke placed 2nd in the event to add to the team's point total. Overall 16 Lady Wolverines scored over the 2 day meet.

Final Team Standings

  1. Sierra College, 781
  2. Santa Rosa, 497
  3. Orange Coast, 297
  4. West Valley, 278
  5. Cuesta, 260
  6. Santa Barbara, 230
  7. Allan Hancock, 207
  8. Ventura College, 199
  9. American River, 192
  10. CCSF, 172

The team travels to San Joaquin Delta College on March 17 for the Big 8 Invite, featuring all of the teams in the Big 8 Conference that they will compete against in April to see if they can repeat as Big 8 Champions.

February 23 -25, 2017

Mt. San Antonio Invitational

Wolverines Reclaim Title at Prestigious Mt. Sac Invite

Heading down South as one of the lone representatives from Northern California, the Lady Wolverines once again put on an impressive showing.  After a grueling two days, the Lady Wolverines came out on top by more than 500 points, out distancing 22 other women’s teams. In a total team effort on the part of the Wolverines, Sierra led the way throughout the entire meet.  Leading the effort by Sierra was sophomore Claudia Guillory with an individual victory in the 100 Backstroke, 50 Free, and 200 IM, fellow sophomore Abigail Brouwer with victories in the 100 Breaststroke, and 200 Breaststroke, sophomore Corinne Linke winning the 100 IM, and freshman Lauren Ostrander with a win in the 50 Fly. Not to be forgotten, the Lady Wolverines also won both the 200 Medley and 400 free Relays. 

After this weekend, Sierra College will be traveling yet again to Cuesta College on March 9 with the defending State Champion Men’s Swimming & Diving Team.

Team Standings

  1. Sierra College 1000
  2. San Diego Mesa College 434
  3. Orange Coast College 427
  4. Mt. San Antonio College 306
  5. Cuesta College 266
February 22, 2017

San Joaquin Delta College

Sierra Downs Big 8 Foe Delta

Coming off a meet championship at Santa Rosa, the Lady Wolverines Swimming & Diving team wanted to keep the momentum rolling, and did just that, as they defeated Big 8 foe Delta College in a dual meet 93 - 20 at Sierra College. Leading the way for the Wolverines with 2 individual victories were sophomores Claudia Guillory in the 200 Freestyle & 100 Backstroke, Abigail Brouwer in the 200 IM & 100 Breastroke,  and fellow sophomore Nicole Cox in the 1M & 3M Diving events. Sophomores Alyssa Alvarez, Kirsten DePauw, Alexa Negrete, and Corinne Linke chipped in with Individual victories to help the Wolverine cause. The Wolverines also won the 200 Medley Relay behind Guillory, Brouwer, Lauren Ostrander, and DePauw, and the 400 Freestyle Relay behind Linke, Megan Green, Emma Kaplan, and Negrete to sweep the relay events, and seal the victory over the Mustangs.

The women’s swimming team leaves the following morning to try to recapture the title at the 2017 Mt. Sac Swim Invite. There they will be competing against more than 20 teams, including the defending State Champions, Orange Coast.

February 4, 2017

NorCal Relays @ Santa Rosa JC

Wolverines Again Capture NorCal Relay Title

Gearing up for another intense swimming and diving season, the lady wolverines battled it out at the Nor Cal Relays. The women of Sierra College came out on top yet again, squeaking by the Lady Bear Cubs by a little over 20 points. With victories in the 400 Freestyle,150 Backstroke, 150 Breastroke, 400 IM, and 150 Butterfly relays, as well as both 1M and 3M, and 2nd place finishes in all of the other relays, the Lady Wolverines were able to outdistance themselves from the rest of the teams.

The Lady Wolverines are back in action next on February 22nd as they take on the Delta College Mustangs in a dual meet at home before going down South to compete at the prestigious Mt. Sac Invitational in Walnut, CA.

  1. Sierra, 146
  2. Santa Rosa Jr., 120
  3. Las Positas, 88
  4. American River, 38
  5. Consumnes River, 14

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