Mt. SAC Men’s and Women’s Swim & Dive Teams Open Seasons at Diablo Valley College; Nathan Chow, Jonathan Olvera, Alexis Aguirre Gain Multiple First-Place Finishes

(Pleasant Hill, CA) The Mt. SAC Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Teams traveled North to the opening meet of the season at Diablo Valley College and combined for first-place finishes in nine individual events and one relay (Feb. 7).

Diablo Valley swept both events, defeating the men, 145-112 and women, 157-98.

Leading the way for the men was sophomore Nathan Chow with three first-place finishes and the women were led by sophomore Alexis Aguirre with two first-place finishes.

Chow won the 200 Freestyle (1:48), 500 Free (4:57) and the 200 Individual Medley (1:58), while Aguirre captured firsts in the 50 Butterfly (30.67) and the 500 Free (6:04).

Other first place finishers for the men were freshman Michael Yeh, 100 Backstroke (58.12) and sophomore Jonathan Olvera, 200 Butterfly (2:00) and the 100 Butterfly (54.92).

Freshman Valerie Chen captured the 100 Breaststroke (1:13).

Mt. SAC will host the annual South Coast Conference Pentathlon Friday (Feb. 14) at the Marie T. Mills Aquatics Center.


Men - Diablo Valley 145, Mt. SAC 112

Mt. SAC Individual winners:

1st - 200 Free Nathan Chow, 1:48, Parker Egan, 1:52 (2nd)

1st - 100 Backstroke Michael Yeh, 58.12

1st - 200 Butterfly Jonathan Olvera, 2:00

1st - 500 Free Nathan Chow, 4.57

1st - 100 Butterfly Jonathan Olvera, 54.92

1st - 200 IM Nathan Chow, 1:58, Jonathan Olvera, 2:04 (2nd)


Women - Diablo Valley 157, Mt. SAC 98

Mt. SAC Individual winners:

1st - 100 Breaststroke Valerie Chen, 1:13

1st - 50 Butterfly Alexis Aguirre, 30.67

1st - 500 Free Alexis Aguirre, 6:04

1st - 400 Free Relay, 4:05

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