Feb 08, 2019

Monkhouse Wins 50-yard Free On Day Two of NWC Championships

A Winning Tradition

FEDERAL WAY --- Aspen Monkhouse highlighted day two of the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships Friday night, as the sophomore captured the women's 50-yard freestyle event.

Recap:

Monkhouse kept her undefeated streak alive in the 50-yard free with a blistering time of 23.71 to beat out Jamie Siegler of Whitworth. In the prelims, Monkhouse posted a time of 23.41, which is a "B" cut time for Nationals. She becomes the first Bruin swimmer to earn All-NWC first-team. 

Drew Johnson also had a solid night, earning All-NWC first-team in the men's 200-yard IM. Johnson recorded a time of 1:55.18 to finish third. Caleb Dean grabbed a sixth-place finish in the men's 50-yard free with a time of 21.53.

As far as the relays, the women's team placed eighth in the women's 400-yard medley relay, while the men placed seventh in the 400-yard medley relay.

The Bruin women are in eighth place with 88 points, while Whitworth still holds onto its lead with 199 points. Whitman is the next closest with 187 points.

The Bruin men are also in eighth with a total of 102.5 points. Whitworth pulled away on day two with 238.5 points and now hold a decent lead over the field.

What Comes Next:

Day three kicks off Saturday morning with prelims starting at 10 am.