Men's Swimming & Diving

Men's Swim & Dive Repeat for 3rd Dual Meet Championship in a Row!

Mike McKinney
Mike McKinney

Mesa Men's swimming and diving finished a dominating confernce dual meet season with a 210.5-72.5 dismantling of Palomar College in San Marcos on Friday, 3/24. Mike McKinney swept the diving events for the weekend, taking first in the 1 meter (139.20) and 3 meter (132.10) against Palomar, and, winning a combined diving event against Mt SAC on Saturday (170.70). Mesa won 13 out of 16 events including a sweep of both relays. Chris Evangelista swept his weekend events, doubling up on wins in the 200 and 100 free, and the 200 IM as well as 400 IM versus Mount SAC. The average margin of victory for the three conference contests was 164 points and the most scored against Mesa this season was 72.5 points.

In hosting a spirited and determined Mt. SAC team on Saturday, the meet came down to the last relay which Mesa won 1:31.05 to Mt SAC's 1:32.52.

Mesa heads into Spring break training and next competes in the Riverside invitational on 4/7/2017.

Winning Events and Times Listed Below:

Mesa @ Palomar 3/24/17

1) 200 Medley Relay SD MESA (Keith Evans, Alex Makmudyantsev, Blake Wixom, Mateo Vargas) 1:44.96

1) 1000 Free Wyatt Schmidt 10:46.00

1) 200 Free Chris Evangelista 1:48.39

1) 100 Breast Alex Makmudyantsev 1:01.30

1) 200 Fly Blake Wixom 2:04.33

1) 1 Meter Diving Mike McKinney 139.20

1) 3 Meter Diving Mike McKinney 132.10

1) 100 Free Chris Evangelista 49.38

1) 200 Back Henry Smith 2:07.03

1) 500 Free Blake Wixom 5:07.27

1) 100 Fly Pablo Zapata 56.82

1) 200 IM Chris Evangelista 2:04.25

1) 200 Free Relay SD MESA (Pablo Zapata, Alex Makmudyantsev, Henry Smith, Chris Evangelista) 1:32.55

 

Mt SAC @ Mesa 3/25/17

1) 400 Medley Relay SD Mesa Keith Evans, Alex Makmudyantsev, Pablo Zapata, Chris Evangelista) 3:43.81

1) 200 Free Chris Evangelista 1:48.53

1) 100 Breast Alex Makmudyantsev 1:01.06

1) 200 Fly Blake Wixom 2:02.81

1) 1 Meter Diving Mike McKinney 170.70

1) 100 Free Chris Evangelista 49.23

1) 100 Fly Pablo Zapata 55.63

1) 400 IM Chris Evangelista 4:24.64

1) 200 Free Relay SD MESA (Pablo Zapata, Alex Makmudyantsev, Henry Smith, Chris Evangelista) 1:31.05