CLAREMONT, Calif. — The University of La Verne swimming and diving teams officially kicked off their 2014-15 seasons against top competition at the annual Pomona-Pitzer Relays.
The Leopards posted nine top-five finishes against a field that included the SCIAC's top-two finishing teams from last season (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Pomona-Pitzer), NCAA Division II Cal Baptist and NAIA Concordia Irvine.
Lovrensky was involved in all four of the women's top-five finishes. The All-American swam the first leg of the 3 x 100 backstroke before Mary Hanna and Krislyn Cha finished it off (3:07.83, 4th); swam the anchor leg of the 4 x 100 individual medley with Cha, Hanna and Rachel Miyoga (4:24.92, fourth); and combined with Consiglio, Hanna and Cha in the 200 freestyle to take fourth at 1:43.72.
The men notched three top-five finishes.
La Verne also had good showings in the two co-ed events. Consiglio, Peterson, Hanna and Sanchez teamed up to take third in the mixed 8 x 25 free at 1:28.52 and Sanchez, Lovrensky, Harry Bennett and Rojas combined for a fifth-place finish in the 8 x 25 medley with a time of 1:39.90.
La Verne swimmers will be back in action next Saturday at the Bulldog Pentathlon. Divers will start their seasons on Nov. 15 at the Bulldog Diving Invitational.Follow La Verne Athletics on Twitter @ULV_Athletics Like La Verne Athletics on Facebook Follow La Verne Athletics on Instagram @ULV_Athletics Sign up for our newsletter