Here is a breakdown of the Pasadena City College women's swim team list of school records broken in the just completed 2013 season. The Lancers earned their highest finish in school history at the CCCAA State Championships in eighth place
Pasadena City College men's swimmer Stephen To can certainly be proud of a Lancers' career that placed him as one of the school's great butterfly swimmers. To closed out the PCC season April 26-27 by accomplishing a fourth place medal in the 100-yard butterfly and a sixth place in the 200 butterfly at the CCCAA State Championships held at East Los Angeles College.
No season in the history of Pasadena City College women's swimming compares to the just completed 2013 campaign. The Lancers caught fire at the CCCAA State Championships as its tiny 4-swimmer contingent scored the highest state finish in school history in eighth place. The event took place April 25-27 at the East Los Angeles College Swim Stadium.
Pasadena City College women's swimmer Emily Frederick entered the 2013 CCCAA State Championships meet looking for a new challenge. Although she held the Lancers' school record in the 100-yard individual medley on an early-season swim, Frederick abandoned that event for others later in the year and at the recent South Coast Conference Championships.
Pasadena City College men's swimmer Stephen To hit a double for the second straight season by winning both the 100- and 200-yard butterfly titles at the 2013 South Coast Conference Swimming Championships held April 18-20 at Chaffey College.
From a historic standpoint, it doesn't get better than the performance of the Pasadena City College women's swim team at the South Coast Conference Championships held April 18-20 at Chaffey College. The Lancers had no chance of capturing a conference team title due to their small numbers, but overall team success and new PCC records were a huge part of this weekend's outcome.
In the recent history of Pasadena City College women's swimming going back to the 1990s, the Lancers had never seen one of their student-athletes own a South Coast Conference record. That was until Friday when freshman Shannon Cheung broke a 13-year-old conference record and set a new PCC school record in winning the 200-yard individual medley at the SCC Championships held at Chaffey College. Cheung's 2-minute, 8.51 seconds time shattered the previous conference record of 2:10.46 set in 2000 by Golden West's Micah Burden.
For the second straight year, Pasadena City College men's swimmer Stephen To won the 100-yard butterfly title on day 2 of the 2013 South Coast Conference Championships held Friday at Chaffey College.
Shannon Cheung broke the 14th different Pasadena City College women's swim school record set this season Thursday in winning the 500-yard freestyle title on day 1 of the 2013 South Coast Conference Swimming Championships at Chaffey College. Cheung's victory was one of five PCC records shattered thus far at the conference finals.
In a record-setting year in Pasadena City College women's swimming, the Lancers hold a number of top seed times going into the 2013 South Coast Conference Championships to be held Thursday-Saturday, April 18-20 at Chaffey College.
The 2013 season for Pasadena City College divers culminated with season-best performances for the Lancers at the South Coast Conference/Southern California Championships held April 12-13 at El Camino College.
In previous years, the Pasadena City College men's swim team has used its Pasadena Invitational as a revealing tuneup to good things at the South Coast Conference Championships and CCCAA State Championships. After the Lancers' seventh place finish at the 13th edition of their invitational on April 5-6, it is hard to gauge what will happen for some of the squad's top swimmers.
After recovering from a back injury that left her out of the water for two weeks, Pasadena City College women's swimmer Emily Frederick is all the way back and returning to her sensational freshman-season form. Frederick broke her own school record in winning the 100-yard freestyle, broke her 50 freestyle record, and helped snap three school relay records to highlight the Lancers' performances at the 13th Pasadena Invitational held Friday-Saturday.
In its final dual South Coast Conference meet, the Pasadena City College men's swim team defeated LA Trade Tech, 131-102, while losing to host Cerritos College, 196-69, on March 28.
Pasadena City College women's swim team freshmen Shannon Cheung and Arolyn Basham each recorded three event victories in a South Coast Conference double dual meet held at Cerritos College March 28.
Stephen To, Michael Chiodo and diver Chris Anderson all picked up event wins as the Pasadena City College men's swim team recorded its first win of the South Coast Conference season, splitting a double dual v. Rio Hondo and Long Beach City Colleges on Friday.
After tying a 17-year-old school record in the 50-yard breaststroke in her very first collegiate meet, freshman Arolyn Basham has continued to practice hard for the Pasadena City College women's swim team. Basham found a challenge Friday in Long Beach City College swimmer Jackie Rojas and the pair's duel pushed Basham to the record outright at 32.78 seconds set during the Lancers-hosted double dual meet.
For nine years, 2004 alumnae Joelle Johnson held the Pasadena City College women's swim record for fastest time in the 50-yard backstroke before 2013 freshman Emily Frederick broke the mark at the season-opening SCC Pentathlon. Frederick's record stood for just a month as frosh teammate Shannon Cheung once again reset the mark with a another new PCC standard of 28.89 seconds.
Sophomore Stephen To showed why he is a leading contender for state in the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly events by winning both at the Chaffey Invitational held March 8-9 at Riverside City College.
The freshmen trio of Emily Frederick, Arolyn Basham, and Shannon Cheung along with sophomore Paige Watroba continued their relentless assault on the Pasadena City College women's swimming record book with their performances March 8-9 at the Chaffey Invitational.
Pasadena City College men's sophomore swimmer Stephen To, the defending state champion in the 200-yard butterfly, opened the South Coast Conference dual meet season by winning that event at a PCC-hosted double dual against Mt. San Antonio and Chaffey Colleges held March 1.
With just four swimmers on a seven-person roster, it was perhaps fitting that the Pasadena City College women's swimming and diving team posted a new school record in the 200-yard medley relay Friday during the Lancers' double dual home meet against Mt. San Antonio and Chaffey Colleges. Now the "Fearless Four" of PCC can all attach their name to one all-time mark as phenom newcomer Emily Frederick, freshman Arolyn Basham, sophomore Paige Watroba, and freshman Shannon Cheung recorded a 1:55.55
It's taken Emily Frederick just two meets to make the Pasadena City College sports information office want to simply toss out the "updated" Lancers women's swim record list. The freshman Frederick added to her two records from her collegiate debut by winning three events and setting three brand new PCC school records at the Mt. San Antonio Mt. SAC Invitational held Feb. 22-23.
In the history of Pasadena City College athletics, it is hard to find a student-athlete with a more dynamic collegiate debut than women's freshman swimmer Emily Frederick. On Friday, Feb. 15, the Lancers opened the 2013 season in the South Coast Conference Pentathlon held at East Los Angeles College's Swim Stadium.
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