LOS ANGELES, Calif. - With the third day of competition underway in the 2016 MPSF Conference Championships, the Gaucho women have put up the top swims of the season to remain in third place with 418.5 points, while the men have moved up to second place with 406 points. Kevin Mendoza earned his first MPSF title, winning the men's 100 butterfly in 47.81, an NCAA B cut.
Alyssa Shew (4:27.15) and Reid Whaley (4:27.79) placed seventh and eighth in the women's 400 IM championship heat. Dylan Kubick (3:49.80) took second in the men's 400 IM, Gabe Bolender (3:53.95), fourth. Both men earned NCAA B cuts.
Two other Gaucho men scored in the championship heat of the 100 butterfly behind MPSF Champion Kevin Mendoza (47.81). Mason Tittle (48.22) placed fourth with an NCAA B cut, and Chris Nolan (48.94) placed eighth. Freshman Michael Wang (48.88) won the consolation heat, placing ninth in the event.