Logger men first, women second at Northwest Invitational

Logger men first, women second at Northwest Invitational

SALEM, Oregon – The Puget Sound men's swim team won the two-day Northwest Invitational hosted by Willamette, which concluded on Saturday. The Logger men bested eight other teams, and the Puget Sound women placed second out of nine teams.


Nick Mitchell won the 500-yard freestyle (4:42.27), 200 freestyle (1:44.90), and the 1,650 freestyle (16:22.04). Jaycob Davies almost kept pace with Mitchell in the 500 freestyle, placing third with a time of 4:54.90.

Mitchell was also a member of the Loggers' first-place 400 freestyle relay team, along with Matt Goldberg, Caleb Van Boven, and Keven Henley. Henley also won the 100 freestyle (48.33) and 50 freestyle (21.53) for Puget Sound.

On the women's side, Sam Anders finished first in the 100 backstroke (59.49) and second in the 200 backstroke (2:10.64). She teamed up with Anne Shirey, Auri Clark, and Grace Lawson to take second place in the 200 medley (1:52.51). Clark claimed second in the 200 butterfly (2:18.51) and third in the 100 butterfly (1:00.10). Melisa Kegans followed Clark closely in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:00.45, good for fourth place.

Kegans, Lawson, Kayla Dimicco, and Alex Koga placed second in the 200 freestyle relay (1:41.97).

Both Puget Sound teams next compete at home against Simon Fraser on Jan. 16.



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