Weekend Swimming Recap

Livia Kokkino, Writer

The men’s and women’s swim teams both found success this past weekend at home where they took on Whitworth University Friday evening and Whitman College Saturday afternoon.

In Friday’s meet against Whitworth, the women’s team powered through, beating the Pirates 112-93. On the other hand, Whitworth’s men’s team outswam the Wildcats, winning eight out of nine individual events to finish the meet with a score of 129-76.

The Wetcats came out ready to win on Saturday afternoon, and that is exactly what they did. Winning a combined 14 out of 18 individual events plus all four relay races, the men’s and women’s teams were able to claim wins on both sides of the Northwest Conference dual meet. The Linfield men were able to defeat their Whitman counterparts 121-83, while the women defeated the Blues 119-86.  

These wins leave the women with a Northwest Conference record of 2-0 while the men were able to even their NWC record at 1-1.