COMMERCE, Calif. — Timothy Polman came in second in the 100 yard freestyle in another record time, Andrew Tompkins took third in 1-meter diving and the men's 400 freestyle relay team capped off the 2017 SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championshps with a new school record on Saturday night at Brenda Villa Aquatic Center.
Polman went 45.82 in the 100 freestyle preliminary to break his third La Verne record of the championships and lowered it further to 45.79 in the final to finish second overall. He broke the 50 freestyle record (20.65) on Thursday and the 200 freestyle record (1:42.14) yesterday.
Tompkins scored an 11-dive total of 461.00 to place third on the 1-meter board and earned his second medal of the championships. He placed third in 3-meter on Thursday. The freshman will head to the NCAA regionals on Feb. 26-27.
Carpenter also made the championship final in the 100 freestyle and finished ninth with a time of 46.40.
Brandon Pon, who took the bronze the 1650 freestyle last year, finished sixth in the event tonight with a time of 16:15.72
Harry Bennett won the consolation championship of the men's 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:07.83.
Mary Hanna was 13th overall in the 200 backstorke, touching at 2:10.59.
The men finished fifth as a team with 347 total points and the women finished eighth with 258.5.
The Leopards now await the potential selections of NCAA National Championship qualifiers, set to be revealed on Feb. 27.
New School Records Set at the 2017 SCIAC Championships
Men's 50 Yard Freestyle: Timothy Polman (20.65)
Men's 100 Yard Butterfly: Joey Sabers (51.50)
Men's 200 Yard Freestyle: Timothy Polman (1:42.14)
Women's 500 Yard Freestyle: Rachel Fox (5:12.46)
Men's 100 Yard Freestyle: Timothy Polman (45.79)