CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Swim and Dive Team concluded the Sixth Street Rivalry dual meet on Saturday afternoon, staying fairly tight with their rivals before falling 191-161. The Sagehens produced a handful of thrilling results, breaking four Haldeman Pool records and seeing several winners make it past the NCAA B cuts.
The meet opened up with the 200 Yard Medley Relay, in which Nikhil Kundu, Lukas Menkhoff, Ryan Drover, and Adrian Hui combined for a first-place finish at 1:30.97. Their time made it past the NCAA B cuts and set the new Haldeman Pool record.
The Sagehens took the top three spots in the 200 Freestyle as Mark Hallman won the event at 1:41.79 while Zachary Senator finished second at 1:43.71. Will Abele took third at 1:43.78. Hallman later finished in the first in the 100 Freestyle at 46.08, setting the pool record while Hui took second at 46.32.
Menkhoff wowed the crowd with a blistering fast performance in the 100 Breaststroke, taking first at 55.17, setting the pool record, making the NCAA B cuts, and beating the 2017 Invited time.
Greg Havton took second place in the 200 Butterfly at 1:52.94, just 0.17 seconds behind event-winner John Everett of CMS. Abele took third at 1:53.64.
In the final swimming of the afternoon, the 400 Freestyle Relay, Menkhoff, Hui, Drover, and Hallman combined for a 3:03.63 finish, taking first and setting the pool record.
Over on the boards, Billy Altantulkhuur finished in second at 207.38 while Michael Schuur took third at 159.08.
The Hens will compete again on Saturday, January 6 at the Chris Knorr Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran at 10 a.m.