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Pepperdine Swimming and Diving In Second After Second Day at PCSC Championships

Feb. 10, 2006

Malibu, Calif. - After two days of competition at the Pacific Coast Swimming Conference (PCSC) Championships in Long Beach, Calif., the Pepperdine swimming and diving team is in second place with 367 points. Holding first place is UC San Diego with 471 points.

In day two of the event, the Waves had five top-five finishes with junior Alison McLeod placing third in the 200 IM swimming her best season time of 2:07.45 improving her preliminary time and also took the second and third place in the Pepperdine women's swim team all-time best times. Not far behind was freshman Haley Wilson, who has performed well all season, placing fifth with a time of 2:09.43.

Senior Ketrina Lemmen swam to a fourth-place finish in the 50 free in a time of 24.30, swimming her best personal time, while senior teammate Heather Brehmer captured sixth place (24.58).

Taking a fourth-place finish and swimming their best season time in the 200 free relay was Lemmen, Wilson, Brehmer and McLeod with a time of 1:37.46, which places their relay in the 4th fastest all-time best times in Pepperdine women's swimming history. Rounding out the points scored for the Waves was sophomore Kady Skora captured a 20th place finish in the 500 free in a time of 5:16.33.

Friday's events include the 400 IM, 100 butterfly, 200 free, 100 breaststroke, 100 back, one-meter dive and the 400 medley relay. Complete results can be found at http://lmulions.collegesports.com/sports/w-swim/spec-rel/06-pcsc-central.html.

Results-Day 2

1. UC San Diego, 471 points

2. Pepperdine, 367 points

3. LMU, 326 points

4. Northern Colorado, 324 points

5. Cal State Bakersfield, 301 points

6. Northern Florida, 274 points

7. UC Santa Cruz, 256 points

8. Cal Baptist, 253 points

9. Seattle, 229 points

10. Biola, 105 points

11. University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 92 points

12. Cal State Eastbay, 86 points

13. University of Texas-Permian Basin, 62 points

14. Chapman, 60 points

15. Soka, 0 points