Pioneer Swimming outmatched by Whitworth
By Sam Taylor
Spokane, WASH-- On the second leg of their Eastern Washington road trip, Pioneer Swimming took on the defending NWC Champions from Whitworth University. The Pioneers found the meet challenging, with the Pirates taking the women's side of the meet 159-45 and the men's side 170-32.
Once more it was the distance swimmers who showed their strength for the Pioneers. The trio of Lesley Pfeiffer, Heather Markham, and Libby Bissen went 2-3-4 in the Women's 1650 Freestlye, while Trevor Schapiro also took 2nd in the Men's 1650. Katy Yeh took a solid 2nd in the women's 400 Individual Medley, and Pfeiffer backed up her 2nd from earlier in the afternoon with another in the 500 Freestyle.
The Pioneers are off through the Thanksgiving break, returning to action Decmber 6th-8th at the Husky Invitational in Federal Way, WA.