UCSB Men and Women Sweep Cal Poly

UCSB Men and Women Sweep Cal Poly

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – In the classic Halloween weekend dual meet matchup against, UC Santa Barbara swept the men and women of Cal Poly. Chris Nolan, Billy Mullis, Logan Hotchkiss and Jonathan Panchak each recorded a pair of individual wins to lead the Gaucho men into a victory over the Cal Poly men with a final score of 161-129. Cheyenne Low, Julia Mikota and Heaven Quintana also each racked up two individual wins, helping the Gaucho women finish the meet with a final score of 171-123.

UCSB "A" relay (1:42.66) kicked off the meet with a win in the 200 medley relay. The UCSB men's "A" relay followed suit by winning the men's 200 medley relay with a time of 1:31.15.

Rachel Forbes (10:16.92) and Logan Hotchkiss (9:27.86) both touched first in the 1000 yard freestyle.

Catherine Boles (53.09) and Emily Ward (1:54.65) went one-two in the women's 200 freestyle. Cheyenne Low (55.11) and Allie Stevens (56.90) also picked up a one-two win in the 100 yard backstroke.

Billy Mullis touched first in both the 100 (49.30) and 200 backstrokes (1:48.94) 

Heaven Quintana (1:03.15) and Jonathan Panchak (56.18) each picked up wins in the 100 breaststroke heats. Both grabbed another individual win, Panchak (2:04.17) in the 200 breaststroke, and Quintana (54.87) in the 100 butterfly.

Chris Nolan swept both of the butterfly events placing first in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:49.04, and the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.42.

Julia Mikota dominated the sprint freestyle events, winning the 50 freestyle with a 23.88 and the 100 freestyle with a time of 51.86.

The men's sprint freestyles were dominated by two freshmen: Riley Ferguson (20.80) in the 50 freestyle and Matthew Elkington (46.47) in the 100 freestyle.

Cheyenne Low (2:00.46) picked up her second individual win of the day in the 200 backstroke. Allie Stevens (2:06.56) and Melissa Mullis (2:06.76) followed in second and third.

Men's 500 yard freestyle features a one-two-three sweep starting with Logan Hotchkiss (4:32.20) in first,  Joseph Lastelick (4:36.51) in second, and Jake Rollo (4:37.64) in third.

Gauchos dominated the final event, with the women going one-two in the 200 IM and the men going one-two-three. For the women, Alyssa Shew (2:06.40) touched first, Heaven Quintana (2:06.68) in second. For the men, Jake Rollo (1:54.43) touched first, Jonathan Panchek (1:54.47) in second, Andy Lau (1:54.89) in third.

Both "A" relays finished first in the 400 free relay.

Catch the Gaucho men and women back at Campus Pool next Saturday, Nov. 5, to face off against UC San Diego.