Caltech Wraps Up Home Slate with Two Meets

Caltech Wraps Up Home Slate with Two Meets

PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech swimming/diving squad wrapped up their home portion of the schedule this weekend with a pair of meets. On Saturday the Beavers faced off against fellow SCIAC member Whittier before hosting Chapman in a non-conference meet on Sunday.

Caltech vs. Whittier

Men's Result – Whittier 160, Caltech 74
Women's Result – Whittier 161, Caltech 74

Results

One of the best races of the afternoon came during the men's 100 yard Butterfly. Caltech's Christian Rivas nudged out Whittier's top finisher by just over a tenth of second – 57.04 to 57.15. Rivas also tipped out Wes Paulson's (57.82) effort by less than second as well in claiming first place.

The Beavers also got a first place effort from Peter Buhler. The junior continued his mastery of the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 55.53. Buhler beat out the second place finish, Juan Aguilar, by almost seven seconds.  During the 50 yard freestyle Buhler finished third with a time of 23.53 in helping the Beavers to 12 team points.

Janis Intoy had a solid meet for Caltech. Intoy finished second in the 100 yard backstroke (1:15.5) and fourth in the 400 yard IM (5:37.42) as she scored six team points for Caltech. Caitlin Regan placed third in both the 200 yard freestyle (2:19.07) and 100 yard butterfly (1:10.04). The co-captain also scored six team points.

Caltech v. Chapman

Men's Result – Caltech 117, Chapman 101
Women's Result – Chapman 166, Caltech 71

Results

Video - 200 Medley Relay (Women & Men), 50 Yard Freestyle (Women & Men), Justin Johnson on the Diving Board, Jessica Swallow on the Diving Board

A top race for the Beavers came during the 100 yard breaststroke as Tony Tong (1:10.15) edged out teammate Tommy Kwong (1:10.21) by less than a tenth of a second.

Caltech also won races in the 100 yard backstroke as Peter Buhler swam a time of 57.20 while Jack Blackwood brought home nine team points in the 1000 yard freestyle (12:45.96). Christian Rivas won the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 57.38.

Justin Johnson continued his mastery on the diving boards by winning the one-meter competition.

During the women's meet the Beavers got a first place finish from Janis Intoy in the 400 yard IM (5:33.05). Caitlin Regan topped on a good weekend with a second place finish in the 200 yard freestyle (2:17.77) and a third place finish in the 100 yard butterfly (1:06.10).

Hanna Dodd posted a runner-up finish in the 100 yard freestyle (1:03.09) while recording a third place finish in the 200 yard freestyle (2:23.15).