Men’s swimming competes at Northwest Invitational

Whitworth men’s swimming took second in the Northwest Invitational against Whitman University, Pacific University and the College of Idaho.

Sophomore Jason Lemley, freshman Kyle Wicks, junior Aaron Vaccaro and sophomore Callum MacKintosh finished first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:37.97 to begin the meet on Nov. 17.

Vaccaro also finished first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 53.86.

The Pirates’ biggest competition of the day was Whitman, who finished first in the other 12 races. Whitworth stayed close behind with several second-place finishes, including a tight freestyle race that ended with a second-place finish for Vaccaro at 22.33 and third place finish for MacKintosh at 22.40.

Whitman had a final score of 210, followed by Whitworth with 182 points, Pacific with 113 points and College of Idaho with 56.

Whitworth’s next meet will be on Nov. 30 at the Husky Invitational in Federal Way, Washington.

Megan John Staff Writer

Contact Megan John at mjohn16@my.whitworth.edu.