FOREST GROVE, Oregon – The Puget Sound men's and women's swimming teams got off to a good start at the three-day Northwest Conference Championships hosted by Pacific. Through the first day of competition, the Logger men are in third place (147 points), while the women are in fourth (133).
Mitch Kilgore led the Puget Sound men to three top-three finishes. Kilgore placed second in the 50-freestyle with a time of 21.05 seconds. He also joined Keven Henley, Evan Hamamoto, and Clayton Jacobson in the third-place 200 freestyle relay time (1:25.55). Jared Fisk placed third in the 500-freestyle by timing in at 4:41.73.
Melissa Norrish picked up a second-place finish in the women's 500-freestyle with a time of 5:04.74. She and Sam Anders, Ally Hembree, and Auri Clark finished second in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:56.83.
The conference championships continue on Saturday morning.
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