RIVERSIDE, Calif. --- For the second day in a row, California Baptist University men and women were victorious Saturday in their double-dual meet against the Eagles of Concordia and the Sunbirds of Fresno Pacific.
The CBU women had an outstanding score of 242.5 over the Eagles and 227 over the Sunbirds who posted 54.5 and 88 points respectively. Along with winning both relays, the Lancer women posted first-place finishes in all but one individual event on the day.
Mary Hanson led the women with first-touch finishes in all three of her events on the day. Hanson started the meet off with the 100-yard backstroke clocking in at 57.35 seconds, followed by the 50 free with a time of 24.43, and concluded her individual events with the 200 back in 2:06.89.
Yosita Hapsari grabbed two individual victories at the meet in both the 200 free (1:57.05) and the 100 free (53.72). Hailey Golden shadowed Hapsari in both events claiming second in the 200 free in 1:59.16 and again in the 100 free with a time of 54.18. Golden also grabbed second behind Hanson in the 50 free clocking in at 25.13.
Kyndal Terwilliger also contributed two individual wins for the Lancer women in both of her events. Touching first in 2:08.12 in the 200 fly, Terwilliger led the Lancer women to a one-two-three finish with teammates Kristina Tchernyshev (2:09.24) and Courtney Chacon (2:11.01). Terwilliger’s second win was also a one-two-three lead in the 400 IM (4:43.74).
Tchernyshev also posted a first-place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 57.84—just enough to qualify her in the NCAA Div. II “B” standard category.
Ashley Weedman won the 500 free (5:19.78) and was runner-up in the 1000 free (11:04.09).
The Lancer woman pulled through for a close first-place finish in the 200 medley clocking in at 1:48.57 and grabbed first in the 400-free relay with a final time of 3:43.07.
The CBU men posted a total of 200 points against the Eagles with 91 points and 192 tallied points over the Sunbirds with 122 in all. The Lancers won a total of seven individual events and one of the two relays.
Josh Hanson was on fire in all three of his individual events holding steady first-place leads, while posting career-high times in each. Hanson recorded a time of 1:51.40 in the 200 fly—qualifying him in the “B” category for Nationals—2:06.19 in the 200 breast, and 4:02.65 in the 400 IM, another “B” standard time.
Nolan Brown cruised to two individual event wins in both the 100 back with a time of 51.48, and the 200 back clocking in at 1:53.95.
David Ring grabbed second-place finishes in both of his events—the 50 free posting a time of 21.93 and in the 100 free with a time of 47.52.
Robert Nichols trailed behind Brown in the 100 back for a second-place finish and a time of 53.99. Derek Wedel and Chaffin Blake also placed second in the 1000 free in 9:53.29 and the 100 breast in 59.35, respectively.
The Lancer men posted a time of 1:34.67 in the 200-medley relay to grab first in the start of the meet. Hayes pulled the men to a very close second-place finish with a 3:12.54 official time in the 400-free relay with Spencer Shore, Brown and Nichols also contributing to the relay.
The Lancer men received fourth-place finishes from Andrew Rotundo in the 3- and 1-meter dives.
CBU's men are now 6-0 and 5-1 on the women's side and will conclude their final home meet of the season Jan. 18th against UC San Diego at noon.