The Caltech men's and women's swimming & diving teams added another pair of accolades to a stellar 2018, with both teams earning Scholar All-America distinction according to an annual release from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
The Caltech women's swimming & diving team is bringing in seven new recruits to round out a team that will return the entire 2017 roster and is poised to improve upon last year's SCIAC Championship finish.
Junior swimmer Brittany Percin made a successful debut in the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships this week, competing in three events and scoring as the SCIAC's top finisher in two out of the three events.
Junior Gemma Takahashi of Caltech women’s swim & dive became a SCIAC champion for the first time ever on Friday when she edged out a field of eight other swimmers in the 100 Butterfly at the SCIAC Championship meet.
Freshman Jessica Sun of the Caltech women's swimming & diving team broke the record for the women's 400-yard individual medley and lifted her team to a 125-100 victory over Mills College on Sunday afternoon.
The Caltech men’s and women’s swim & dive teams have been recognized as College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Teams. Freshman Tom Gallup also was named an individual Scholar All-American.
Sophomore Brittany Percin earned her third trip to the SCIAC Championships podium with a third-place finish in the 200 Fly on the final day of the 2016-17 season for the Caltech women’s swim & dive team.
Sophomore Gemma Takahashi became the second active member of the Caltech women’s swim & dive team to earn All-SCIAC honors with a third-place finish in the 100 Fly on Day Three of the SCIAC Championships.