Oct 26, 2018

Bruins Open Inaugural Season With Willamette Relay Meet

A Winning Tradition

By Seth Preuss

SALEM --- The George Fox swim program opened its NCAA Division III existence officially on Friday, Oct. 26, with a fourth-place finish in a relay meet at Willamette on the road.

Recap

Because it was the first official meet in program history, each final time is a new program record for the Bruins.

George Fox competed in 14 events with a handful of third-place finishes individually. The Bruins' mixed 200-yard freestyle team of Aspen Monkhouse, Jamie Zuckerman, Seth Chambers, and Zach Johnson placed third out of five teams with a time of 1:40.75.  

Pacific Lutheran won the relay meet with a combined score of 482, recording first on the women's side and second on the men's side. Whitworth came away second with 478 points, Willamette placed third with 412 points, the Bruins took home fourth with 362 points and Pacific (Ore.) finished fifth with 312 points. The Bruins finished fourth on both the women's and men's side of things. The women recorded 150 points, while the men grabbed 120 points. 

What Happens Next

George Fox travels to compete in its first sprint meet at Linfield on Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 10:00 am.