Loggers Take Second At NWC Relays

Loggers Take Second At NWC Relays

TACOMA, Wash. – Winning three events in their home pool, the Puget Sound Loggers placed second at the Northwest Conference Relay Meet on Saturday at Wallace Pool in Tacoma, Wash. Whitworth University won the team title, scoring 93 points, compared with 72 for the host Loggers.

The Loggers first win came in the women’s 300m breaststroke relay as Tracy Wormwood (Elk River, Minn.), Jessica Jaynes (Denver, Colo./East) and Sierra Phillips (Cottonwood Heights, Utah/Brighton) combined to finish in 3:57.48 to win the event by over 15 seconds.

Puget Sound’s second victory came in the mixed 200m freestyle relay as the team of Katie Barton (Boise, Idaho/Bishop Kelly), Hally Roberts (Boulder, Colo./Kenyon College), Christopher Daly (Boise, Idaho/Bishop Kelly) and Adam Ganz (Cleveland, Ohio/Beachwood) collected a three-second victory over second-place Lewis & Clark.

The final Logger victory of the meet came in the men’s 900m freestyle relay as Jack Zaharchuk (Portland, Ore./Cleveland), Joseph Kalb (Tehachapi, Calif./Santa Margarita Catholic) and Nick Burns (University Place, Wash./Curtis) collected a 11.15 second victory over Whitworth.

Following the first-place Pirates and the second-place Loggers, Linfield College took third, followed by Pacific Lutheran, Pacific, Lewis & Clark and Willamette.

The Loggers open up the dual portion of the NWC schedule on Friday when they play host to Pacific Lutheran, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Wallace Pool.