School Records Fall For UCSB, USD

Dec. 5, 2017

MPSF Swim & Dive Release 8

SAN DIEGO Alex Hubel broke two school records to highlight the Toreros at the Washington Husky Invite (Dec. 1-3). She posted a 54.55 in the 100 fly, before breaking a 17-year record in the 200 fly with a 2:00.29. She finished fourth in the 100 fly and second in the 200 fly. San Diego took second place of nine teams with 732 total points.

UCSB men won the Washington Husky Invite (Dec. 1-3) over four other teams, as six school records were taken down. Logan Hotchkiss broke three; winning the 1650 with a meet record 15:03.60, finishing the 200 free prelim in 1:34.93, and going 4:15.09 in the 500 free prelim along with taking second-place in the finals. Billy Mullis broke two school records in the 100 back (46.72) and the 200 back (1:41.31), while Yoessef Tibazi took down the UCSB benchmark in the 100 fly (1:41.31). The Gaucho women also competed, as Heaven Quintana was the individual high-point winner. She won the 200 fly (1:58.20) and 100 breast (1:01.65), placed second in the 100 fly (53.82), and 17th in the 50 free (23.56).

BYU swimmers competed in the Texas Invitational, while the divers took part in the Utah Diving Invitational. Payton Sorenson recorded a top-15 nationally-ranked time in the 50 free prelims (19.57), eventually placing sixth in the finals. Nathan Gonzales (351.15) and Morgan Paul (279.85) took second on the men’s one-meter and women’s three-meter board, respectively.