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PCC Swim Teams Excel In Wins Over El Camino

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The Pasadena City College swim teams each recorded solid victories over host El Camino College March 19 in a South Coast Conference dual meet. The PCC men downed the Warriors, 84-46, while the women recorded a 107-19 triumph.

Freshmen Lancers' swimmers Baldwin Ngai, Andrew Genova and Sharif Alaoui each won two events. Ngai captured first in the 100-yard (1:01.78) and 200-yard breaststrokes (2:11.65). Genova won the 500- and 1,000-freestyles (5:03.18, 10:46.58) while Alaoui captured wins in the 100-freestyle (49.96 seconds) and 200-individual medley (2:07.37). Alaoui (pictured, from Crescenta Valley High) just missed a third win, taking second place by 0.28 of a second behind ECC's Nicholas Timko, 1:49.04 to 1:49.32, in the 200-freestyle. Ngai is from Temple City High and Genova is a graduate of Gabrielino HS. 

The men's 400-freestyle relay squad of Cord Cuniberti, Ngai, Bryan Reznik and Genova soared to a win with a time of 3:28.62. In the 200-medley relay, PCC's Clay Arick, Michael Garcia, Enrique Flores and Michael Jackson won at 1:45.52. Garcia also scored a first place in the 1-meter diving competition with 125.10 points. 

In the women's team triumph, both sophomores Cindy Huynh and Shannon Adams collected three event wins. Huynh won the 50-freestyle (27.20), 50-butterfly (29.47) and 100 individual medley (1:06.32). Adams touched the wall ahead of all others in the 200-freestyle (2:10.46), 50-breaststroke (35.80), and 500-freestyle (5:47.54), just edging El Camino's Amanda Atkins (5:48.27). 

Freshman Anneke Forrest won the 50-backstroke (37.25), sophomore Jade Wilia won the 100-freestyle (1:00.30), sophomore Matiana Coulson won the 100-breaststroke (1:23.72), freshman Meaghan York placed first in the 100-backstroke (1:15.89), and freshman Brianna Estrada captured a win in the 100-butterfly (1:11.04). Sophomore Merry Sanders was a winner in the 1-meter diving. 

Coach Terry Stoddard's Lancers teams host Los Angeles Trade Tech and Cerritos Colleges in a double-dual conference meet Friday, March 26 at the Aquatic Center, beginning at 2:30 p.m. 

Release Date: 03/25/10
Robert Lewis, Sports Information
Phone: 626-585-7018, Email: rmlewis@pasadena.edu