Sports & Outdoors

Swim teams continue to impress at Husky Invite

The Husky Invitational was held in Federal Way on Dec. 3. The Loggers performed exceptionally well with both the men and women placing third at the Invite. It was a great day for many of the swimmers, with goals met and records broken.

Freshman Derek Frenzel (Moscow, Idaho) had four top-5 finishes in addition to setting a Northwest Conference record in the 200 meter butterfly, recording a time of 1:51.90 in the even, earning a “B” cut. Throughout the three-day meet,  Frenzel placed second in the 100 back and the 200 fly, leading the Loggers to a fifth place finish.

With a time of 52.62, Frenzel recorded a second place finish in the 100 meter backstroke. He also placed sixth in the 100 meter fly and fifth in the 500 meter freestyle.

Sophomore Aleksander “Jere” Jeremikj (Skopje, Macedonia) earned a third place finish in the 200 meter butterfly and also recorded a “B” cut with a time of 1:52.17. With a time of 50.80, Jeremikj placed third in the 100 meter fly.

For the men, senior Adam Ganz and freshman Teale Kitson recorded top-8 finishes, helping the Loggers secure the third-place finish.

Ganz brought home a fifth-place finish in the 50 meter freestyle with a time of 21.32 and also earned an eighth place finish in the 100 meter free. Kitson earned third in the 200 meter backstroke with a time of 1:53.76 and sixth place in the 500 meter free at 4:46.25 seconds.

The women’s team also had many solid performances during the three day meet.

Sophomore Tracy Wormwood had an exceptional meet, earning a NCAA “B” cut and recording a third-place finish in the 200 meter breast stroke. Wormwood turned in a time of 2:24.24, taking home her top finish in the meet. With a time of 1:06.58, she also placed fourth in the 100 meter breast

On the final day of the Husky Invitational, freshman Caitlin Fuller and senior Kelsey Elizondo tied for fifth place in the 200 meter butterfly. Fuller and Elizondo touched the wall at a time of 2:12.64 for the tie.

The Logger relay teams also had their share of fantastic performances during the meet.

In the 200 meter free relay as well as the 800 meter relay, the men placed third. The men also earned a fourth-place finish in the 400 meter medley relay. The women’s relay team turned in a fifth place finish with a time of 3:58.91.

The Loggers will continue their winter season Jan. 8-9 when they travel to Mesa, Ariz. to compete in the Citrus Class Invitational.