McMINNVILLE, Ore. – The University of Puget Sound swim teams won 21 of 22 events on Saturday en route to a sweep of the host Linfield. The Loggers cruised to a 157-48 win on the women’s and a 153-46 win on the men’s side.
Jere Jeremikj and Maggie O’Rourke each won a pair of events for the Loggers to help fuel the victories. Jeremikj took the title in 200 free with a time of 1:46.93 as well as the 100 fly at 52.52. O’Rourke also took home the 200 free title at 1:59.66, and won the 100 free as well with a time of 55.08.
Adam Ganz also swept the sprint freestyle events with a pair of wins in the 50 and 100 free. Ganz recorded a times of 22.58 in the 50 free and 50.04 in the 100 free.
Ann Barrington brought home the win in the 1650 free to get the Loggers off on the right foot. Lee Rivers of Linfield was the only Wildcat to win an event in the men’s 1650 free. Ava Williams finished first in the women’s 50 free to lead a 1-2 punch in the event with a time of 26.09.
Cait Ferry and Jake Rifkin each pulled in the titles in the 400 IM for the Loggers. Ferry posted a 4:54.65 while Rifkin’s 4:33.27 led a 1-2-3 finish for the Loggers. Kelsie Elizondo followed up the 400 IM with a first-place time of 1:02.14 in the 100 fly.
Kenzie Kitson and Teale Kitson posted a sweep of the 100 back for the Loggers. Kenzie Kitson posted a time of 1:01.54 to win by over 1.5 seconds and Teale Kitson posted a top time of 55.39.
Caitlin Fuller and Jack Zarachuk each won the 500 free for the Loggers with times of 5:31.38 and 5:10.20, respectively. Tracy Wormwood and Max Cohen also combined to sweep the 100 breast for the Loggers. Wormwood led a 1-2-3 Logger finish with a 1:10.83 while Cohen posted a top time if 1:06.19.
All four Logger relay teams also combined to sweep the relay events, taking home the wins in the 200 medley relays to start the day. The Loggers capped their victory with a sweep of the 200 free relay events.
The Loggers will head to the Northwest invitational next Saturday in Parkland, Wash.