Freshmen Swim and Dive Duo Earn SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Freshmen Swim and Dive Duo Earn SCIAC Athlete of the Week

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named Paddy Baylis and Jem Stern of the Pomona-Pitzer Men's Swim & Dive Team Athlete of the Week. The two freshmen were coming off strong performances at the Fresno Pacific Dual Meet back on Saturday, November 3.

Pomona-Pitzer's Paddy Baylis helped the Sagehens to a 174-120 victory over Fresno Pacific by picking up a pair of first place finishes. The first-year swimmer from New Zealand clocked a winning time of 9:49:70 in the 1000- yard freestyle, while adding a mark of 4:45.70 to win the 500-yard freestyle.

First-year diver Jem Stern of Pomona-Pitzer helped the Sagehens pull away to a 174-120 victory over Fresno Pacific with a top performance on the diving boards. The Phoenix, Ariz. native won the 1-meter dive with a score of 274.85 and followed that with a winning mark of 233.90 on the 3-meter board.

SCIAC Release