PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech swimmers and divers finished their home schedule with a dual meet against Occidental. There were eight Beavers competing at the Braun Pool one final time on Saturday.
There were eight seniors honored before the meet began as Peter Buhler, Adrian Chapman, Justin Johnson, Adam Khan, Janis Intoy, Caitlin Regan, Jessica Swallow and Tony Tong competed in front of the home fans the last time.
Johnson continued his solid season by winning both the one- and three-meter diving events. He won the three-meter competition with a score of 219.35 while recording a score of 239.15 to claim first-place in the one-meter event. Teammate Ben Grabowski continued an impressive first season on the board with second place scores in each event as the duo combined to score 26 team points.
During the swimming portion of the men's meet Buhler enjoyed a first place finish in the 100-yard backstroke. He out-touched Occidental's Zach Condon 57.28-to-57.56 to win the event.
CJ Culpepper brought home a win for the Beavers by swimming the 1000-yard freestyle in 11:23.95. The first-year's effort was just 9.11 seconds faster than the Tiger's Alex Rand. Caltech's Christian Rivas posted a time of 22.57 in the 50-yard freestyle to top his nearest competitor by .19 in the sprint race. Rivas and Buhler tied for top team point honors among Beaver swimmers with 13 each.
Regan concluded her home career with a pair of nice races in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle. She started her day with a second-place finish in the 50 (26.38) then followed that with a third-place finish in the 100 (57.03).
Marqueax Lopez gave the Beavers a solid swim in the 200 yard freestyle. The first-year finished second with a time of 2:11.34. Misha Raffie alsp brought home a runner-up finish and four points for Caltech by swimming the 100 yard butterfly in 1:09.61.