The Chapman University swimming & diving teams concluded the dual season with a meet at Occidental as the High Tops captured the dual win. The High Tops improved to 7-1 in the dual season with a 180-118 victory and the Low Tops fellow narrowly fell 151.5-144.5.
The Chapman University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams earned Scholar All-America recognition from the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America. The award recognizes collegiate teams for academic achievement in the Fall semester.
Despite the lighthearted attitude of a senior day, the Panther swimmers and divers brought intensity to the Allred Aquatics Center. The men and women took down Redlands and the College of Idaho Yotes 216-83 and 245-25 respectively, and the men captured their first ever win over Redlands in program history, 154-140, and a 201-82 win over the Yotes.
Kim swam a 51.91 to take the top spot in the 100 fly. He also won the 200 fly with a 2:00.20. In addition to the individual accolades, Kim led the men’s squad to its first dual-meet victory over Cal Lutheran in program history.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Cole anchored the 400 free relay with the fastest split in the SCIAC this year and nearly brought the win for Chapman. He also helped the Panthers tally some points as he swept the individual sprint freestyle events. He won the 50 free with a 21.26 and captured the event victory in the 100 free with a 47.47.