Inaugural Swim Team Strokes to Finals

Westmont swimmers practice at sunset

Westmont swimmers practice at sunset

The Westmont women’s swimming team competes in its first Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference Championships February 12-15 at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park. The Warriors have already qualified for three individual and five relay events at the NAIA National Championships March 4-7 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Rian Lewandowski, a freshman kinesiology major from Mesa, Arizona, qualified for a spot in the National Championships in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.22) the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.90), the 100-yard breaststroke (1:10.79) and achieved the bonus qualification in the 200-yard individual medley (2:18.15).

Women's Swimming Head Coach Jill Jones Lin

Women’s Swimming Head Coach Jill Jones Lin

Morgan Bienias, a freshman biology major from Corona, California, earned national qualifications in the 200-yard backstroke (2:11.81), the 200-yard freestyle (2:00.54), the 500-yard freestyle (5:21.07), the 1,650-yard freestyle (18:21.00) and achieved the bonus qualification in the 100-yard backstroke (1:03.99).

Bailey Lemmon, a freshman communication studies major from Scotts Valley, California, posted national qualification times in the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.26), the 100-yard freestyle (53.98) and the 50-yard freestyle (24.64).