Ward Sets School Record on Day Two of MPSF Championships

Ward Sets School Record on Day Two of MPSF Championships

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. – Senior Andrea Ward headlined day two of the MPSF Championships by setting a school record in the championships of the 500 freestyle (4.46.99). UCSB is currently in second place with 209 points heading into day three of the championship meet with UC Davis in first place tallying 218 points.

The Gauchos are within striking distance after day two of the championships thanks to strong swims by Ward and fellow senior Sophia Yamauchi. Yamauchi won the 200 yard individual medley in 2:00.23. Allie Knight and Katie Records placed third and fourth in the 200 yard IM with times of 2:01.07 and 2:01.25, respectively.

Heren Alanis placed second behind Ward in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 4:48.81.

In 1 meter diving, freshman Mariah Renteria placed sixth with a score of 228.90 in the championship finals. Sophomore Hannah Tomp placed third in the consolation finals with a score of 234.40.

Schedule for Friday, Feb. 21
10:30 a.m. - 400 IM prelims, 100 fly prelims, 200 free prelims, 100 breast prelims, 100 back prelims
11 a.m. - 3 meter prelims
12:45 p.m. - 3 meter finals
2:15 p.m. - 3 meter consolation
6:00 p.m. - 400 IM finals, 100 fly finals, 200 free finals, 100 breast finals, 100 back finals, 400 medley relay finals