IRVINE, Calif. --- The new year has been kind to the Lancers as the California Baptist men’s and women’s swim team each improve to 5-0 in 2011. The Lancers won their second meet in as many weeks, this time against Concordia and Fresno Pacific.
CBU won 23 events, while Concordia won twice at its first home meet in four years.
Diver Trevor Graifman continued to roll, winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter board (329.20 in the 3M and 351.15 in the 1M). The Junior has won every diving event he's competed in. On the women's side Jamie Flynn swept both boards.
Hazel Castillo and Mary Hanson each won three individual events. Castillo won the 100 fly (58.32), 200 IM (2:11.74), and 200 fly (2:07.65). Hanson, just a freshman, had little competition in her three wins. She won 100 free and 200 fly by over two seconds (52.80 and 2:07.65 respectivley). In the 50 free Hanson (24.30) was challenged by teammate Megan Leckey (24.91), but touched just ahead.
Sergio Molina had two first place finishes on Saturday, winning the 100 breast (52.80) and the 200 breast (57.21).
The Lancers came out on top in three of the four relay events with Concordia winning the other.
CBU has just two more competitions before heading to Missouri for the NAIA National Championships. On the year the CBU men have been strong, winning all but two competitions on the season. The women have also put together a solid year, with their only meet loss coming against NCAA Div. I Loyola Marymount.