WALLA WALLA --- The George Fox men and women's swim team finished up its Washington trip at Whitman Saturday afternoon, as the Whitman Blues swept the Bruins in the dual meet.
The Blues came away with a 151-47 victory on the women's side and a 155-32 win on the men's side. The Bruins swam in 19 of the 22 events at the meet.
Aspen Monkhouse produced nine points for the Bruins with a first-place finish in the women's 50-yard free. She finished two seconds faster than the next competitor with a time of 24.70. Gabrielle Wood placed third in the women's 200-yard free with a time of 2:06.19, while Chloe Weber was right behind her in fourth with a time of 2:08.51. Monkhouse picked up another four points for the Bruins in the women's 100-yard free with a second place finish. She finished with a time of 55.87 to finish behind Gaby Thomas of Whitman (55.46).
As for the men's team, Geuel Christian Villacrusis and Seth Chambers both picked up points for the Bruins in the men's 100-yard free. Caleb Dean placed second in the men's 100-yard free with a time of 56.52. The Bruins' 200-yard relay team of Noah Burlingame, Zach Johnson, Villacrusis and Dean placed second in the men's 200-yard free with a time of 1:34.02.
"We saw a lot of changes from the races we had yesterday," said head coach Natalie Turner. "Our team had a lot of energy in the sprint events and we were happy to see them get up and go fast. We loved getting to race two fo the fastest teams in the conference early in our season and we can't wait to see them again in February."
What Comes Next:
The Bruins will swim next against Lewis & Clark in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.