Waves Finish Opening Day at PCSC Championships

Erin Himes (photo by Jeff Golden)
Feb. 8, 2017

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Pepperdine women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up the first day of competition at the PCSC Championships on Wednesday.

Two Waves made the finals in the one-meter diving competitions and another two Waves scored for Pepperdine in the 1000 free.

Lauren Stigers and Tori Occhipinti currently sit in third and fourth in the one-meter diving and will compete in the finals of the event tomorrow afternoon.

Erin Himes placed 18th in the 1000 free and Gabrielle Mathys took 20th as both swimmers scored points for the Waves. Himes improved by two spots after the prelims and Mathys improved three spots.

Competition in the four-day event continues tomorrow at East Los Angeles College, starting at 9:30 am.


WEDNESDAY – February 8

Qualifying for Finals: (they will compete in 1 mtr diving finals tomorrow, at 2:30pm):

In 3rd Place – Lauren Stigers – 229.15 – Season Best

In 4th Place – Tori Occhipinti – 218.75


Placing in Semi Finals:

Placing 9thSydney Newman – 192.70 –

Placing 10thAli North – 192.40 – Season Best

Placing 12thTaylor Basin – 189.65 – Season Best

Placing 14th  - Samantha Newman – 173.05 – Season Best


1000 FREE


Placing 18thErin Himes – 10:43.93 – Personal Best

(also swam a Personal Best for the 500, in the 1000)

Placing 22ndGabrielle Mathys – 10:49.98



Placed 25thTaylor Pinkerton – 10:55.26 – Season Best

Placed 26thJoie Eckhard – 11:08.37 – Season Best

Placed 31stSydney Brault – 11:25.13– Personal Best


200 Medley Relay – 1:50.07 – Season Best – 8th Place


800 Free Relay – 7:46.66 – Season Best – 6th Place



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