Logger Swimmers Fall In Home Debut

Logger Swimmers Fall In Home Debut

TACOMA, Wash. - Taking on a talented bunch of Canadians, the Puget Sound Loggers fell in their first home dual meet of the 2009-10 season, losing to the Simon Fraser Clan in a swim meet on Saturday afternoon at Wallace Pool in Tacoma, Wash.

The Loggers only won a single event on the afternoon but had several close races.  In the women's 200m Freestyle, Elizabeth MacAfee (Los Gatos, Calif.) swam a 2:12.33 but was edged out by Kayla Branche of SFU, who finished with a time of 2:12.14.  In the men's 200m Freestyle, freshman Aleksander Jeremic (Skopje, Macedonia) finished just back of David Hibbard of SFU, posting a time of 1:59.25 to break the two-minute mark. 

The Loggers has another close finish in the women's 100m Freestyle as Meghan-Kate Miller of SFU edged out Ava Williams (Eagle River, Alaska/Chugiak) and Hally Roberts (Boulder, Colo./Kenyon College) by just 0.12 and 0.63 seconds respectively. 

Puget Sound's lone victory came in the women's 200m Breaststroke as Tracy Wormwood (Elk River, Minn.) put up a time of 2:47.06 to finish nearly four seconds faster than teammate Sierra Phillips (Cottonwood Heights, Utah/Brighton).

On the men's side, Simon Fraser collected a 122-79 victory while on the women's side, the Clan won by a final of 125-79.

Puget Sound will be back in the pool on Friday when they travel over to Parkland for the NWC Sprint Pentathlon, hosted by Pacific Lutheran.