February 14 SCC Swimming Pentathlon (East LA)
February 15 SCC Diving Pentathlon
February 21-22 MtSAC Invitational
1:30 pm/8:30 am
February 28 Cerritos/ELAC (ELAC)
March 7-8 Chaffey Invitational (RCC)
1 pm/9 am
March 14 PCC/Long Beach
March 21 El Camino/LATT (home)
March 28 Rio Hondo/Mt SAC (home)
April 4-5 Pasadena Invitational
1 pm/9 am
April 11-12 SCC Diving Championships
April 17-19 SCC Championships
10 am/2:30 pm
MEN FALL TO CERRITOS BY 2 POINTS (3/1/14) In a close fought meet that came down to the last relay, Chaffey came up 2 points short with their loss to Cerritos College by a score of 141 - 139.
The Panthers were again led by the duo of sophomore Thomas Harper and freshman Kyle Cauldren who each won 3 individual and were also on the winning 400 freestyle relay. Thomas won the 1000 freestyle (10:31.5), 200 breaststroke (2:21.3) and 200 individual medley (2:07.5). Kyle took 1st places honors in the 100 and 200 backstroke (59.0 / 2:08.95) and 500 freestyle (5:08.3). The winning relay (3:29.2) also included Elitt Golnik and David Dominguez. In addition, sophomore David Dominguez won the 100 and 200 butterfly (57.1 / 2:06.9) and freshman Kasen Merritt won the diving event with 155.50 points.
Chaffey continues their training as they prepare for the upcoming Chaffey College Invitational scheduled for March 7th & 8th to be hosted at Riverside City College. The meet schedule begins at 1:00 on Friday and 9:00 on Saturday.
CHAFFEY WOMEN SWEEP FIRST DUAL MEET (2/28/14) The Chaffey College Swimming Team started of the season by sweeping a double dual meet with Cerritos, and East L.A. Chaffey defeated Cerritos 154 to 108, and East L.A. 181 to 84. The Panthers were led by Freshman Christen Harper, and Lauren Loya each winning 3 individual events. Harper won the 200, 500, and 1000 yard freestyle events while Loya won the 50, 100 yard freestyle and the 50 yard Fly.The 400yd Freestyle Relay Team of Harper, Loya, Analissa Hurtardo, and Jackie Vicario also took first. Chaffey (2-0) swims next Friday in the Chaffey Invitational, at Riverside City College starting at 1pm.
MEN TAKE 4th AT WATERMAN (2/12/14) After a successful showing the day before in the Waterman Pentathlon, the Chaffey Panthers came back into the pool and finished 4th overall with 363.5 points. Chaffey’s top finish in the individual events was Kyle Cauldren, a freshman out of Redlands Citrus Valley who finished 1st in the 400 yard individual medley with a time of 4:29.93. This was less than a second off last year’s state championships qualifying time for the event. Kyle was also a finalist in the 100 backstroke with a 2nd in a time of 1:01.22.
Additional championship finalists were Thomas Harper, 2nd in the 100 butterfly (56.25), 3rd in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.88), David Dominguez, 5th in the 100 butterfly (58.92), 8th in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.08), Matt Rohde, 7th in the 100 backstroke (1:03.81), Elitt Golnik, 8th in the 100 backstroke (1:04.66), Zach Cox, 7th in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.90).
Chaffey’s top relay was a 1st in the 600 Iron Man relay with a time of 6:12.59. Swimmers on the relay were Thomas Harper, Kyle Cauldren and Matthew Rohde, a sophomore from Chino HS. Additional top 3 finish in relay events was the 350 butterfly relay which placed 2nd and on that relay was Kyle Cauldren, Thomas Harper and David Dominguez. Chaffey’s next competition will be the South Coast Conference Pentathlon. The swimming will take place on Friday, February 14th at East Los Angeles College and the diving will be on Saturday, February 15th at El Camino College.
WOMEN TAKE WATERMAN (2/10/14) The Chaffey Women’s Swim team won the Waterman Relays (Palomar) by almost 300pts over 2nd Place San Diego Mesa last weekend. In the Pentathlon portion, freshman Christen Harper took 2nd among 77 participants. In the individual portion, Chaffey had wins by freshman Lauren Loya 50 Freestyle 26.77 and sophomore Erica Fuentes 1000 Freestyle 13:26. In the Relay section the Panthers had wins in the 350yd Freestyle Relay with Harper, Loya, and Jackie Vicaro, the 200yd over/under relay with Brittney Degraff, Cassandra Llanes, Jessie McCorkle, and Loya. 600yd Ironwomen with Harper, McCorkle, and Analissa Hurtardo, and the 400yd Freestyle Relay with Harper, Hurtardo, Vicaro and Loya. Chaffey swims next at the South Coast Conference Pentathlon next Friday at noon at East LA College.
TEAM OPENS SEASON FRIDAY (2/5/14)
Panther Swim and Dive opens the 2014 season Friday and Saturday at the Annual Waterman Pentathlon at Palomar College.