Feb 06, 2019

Bruins Gear Up For NWC Championships

A Winning Tradition

FEDERAL WAY --- The George Fox men and women's swim team is set to compete in its first-ever Northwest Conference Championships on Feb. 7-10 at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.

Live Video/Live Results:

The event itself will be hosted by Puget Sound and fans can tune in for the live video here. If you'd like to check out live results, click here.

How It Works:

The meet will start with relays on Thursday night and then continue into Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with both individual and relay events. All teams are limited to 24 swimmers competing and 18 swimmers scoring for their men's and women's teams. All George Fox swimmers will have the opportunity to compete at the NWC Championships. Every swimmer is limited to three individual event and four relay events. Each team is limited to one relay entry per event. All individual events (except the 1,650-yard free) will take place in prelims and finals, with the top 16 swimmers advancing to the Finals. The eight fastest swimmers in the 1,650-yard free swim the event once for finals. The remaining swimmers swim the 1,650-yard free in between the prelims and finals session on Sunday. The top 16 swimmers score in individual races according to these points: 20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. The top eight teams score in the relay races according to these points: 40, 32, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22, and 18.

Top Swimmers:

Aspen Monkhouse will lead the women's team as she holds the top time in the NWC in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.18. On the men's side, Caleb Dean ranks third in the 100-yard backstroke (53.11) and seventh in the 200-yard backstroke (2:00.18) going into the Championship.

Timeline:

Thursday: Relays take place at 7 pm

Friday/Saturday: Prelims will take place from 10 am-11:50 am. Finals will start at 6 pm and conclude at 8:20 pm.

Sunday: Prelims will start at 10 am until 11:40 am and finals will start at 5 pm with the meet ending at 8:10 pm.

Order of Events:

Day

Event #

Gender

Event

Thursday

1/2

W/M

200 Medley Relay

Thursday

3/4

W/M

800 Free Relay

Friday

5/6

W/M

500 Free

Friday

7/8

W/M

200 IM

Friday

9/10

W/M

50 Free

Friday

11/12

W/M

400 Medley Relay

Saturday

13/14

W/M

400 IM

Saturday

15/16

W/M

100 Fly

Saturday

17/18

W/M

200 Free

Saturday

19/20

W/M

100 Breast

Saturday

21/22

W/M

100 Back

Saturday

23/24

W/M

200 Free Relay

Sunday

25/26

W/M

1650 Free*

Sunday

27/28

W/M

200 Back

Sunday

29/30

W/M

100 Free

Sunday

31/32

W/M

200 Breast

Sunday

33/34

W/M

200 Fly

Sunday

35/36

W/M

400 Free Relay