Bearcat Women Second After First Day of NWC Swim Meet; Men Hold On to Third

SEATTLE: The Willamette University women’s swim team is in second place after the first day of action in the Northwest Conference Swim meet at the King County Aquatic Center.

The Bearcat men are in third place. The event concludes Saturday.

Overall standings on the men's side at the end of Friday were as follows: Whitworth (228), Linfield (146.50), Willamette (134), Pacific Lutheran (132.50) Puget Sound (121), Whitman (57), and Lewis and Clark (26).

On the women's side the standings were as follows: Puget Sound (214), Willamette (132), Whitworth (130), Whitman (123), Pacific Lutheran (106), Linfield (95), Lewis and Clark (93), and Pacific (44).

In the first day of action, Nadia Marcovchick finished third in the 500 freestyle. Jessica Lee and Elise Tuttle finished sixth and seventh respectively.

Becca Fischer finished fifth in the 200 IM. Kate Miller was No. 8.

For the men, Eric Swinn finished second in the 50 yard freestyle. Owen Williams finished fourth and Carson Schmidt was sixth.

The Bearcat men finished second in both relay events Friday.

The Championships continue tomorrow with a morning session from 10-noon followed by an evening session from 6-8.