Men's Swimming & Diving

Aquatic Men Finish State Championships in Top 10

Alexander Makhmudyantsev
Alexander Makhmudyantsev
The men's swim and dive team followed up their back-to-back PCAC Conference title with an outstanding sixth place finish at state! It is our third season in a row in the State top 10 (2014 8th, 2015 5th, 2016 6th)!
 
We had multiple All-America swims/dives including the following performances:
200 Free Relay 9) 1:26.34 [1) Christopher Evangelista SO 2) Mateo Vargas FR 3) Henry Smith FR 4) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR]
500 Freestyle 11) Blake Wixom FR San Diego Mesa College 4:46.57
200 IM 8) Christopher Evangelista SO San Diego Mesa College 1:54.86
400 Medley Relay 7) San Diego Mesa College 3:31.42  [1) Keith Evans FR 2) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR 3) Pablo Zapata SO 4) Christopher Evangelista SO]
200 Medley Relay 9) San Diego Mesa College 1:36.80 [1) Keith Evans FR 2) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR 3) Pablo Zapata SO 4) Mateo Vargas FR]
200 Freestyle 3) Christopher Evangelista SO San Diego Mesa College 1:41.63
100 Breaststroke 11) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR San Diego Mesa College 57.82
800 Free Relay 6) San Diego Mesa College 7:06.57 [1) Pablo Zapata SO 2) Blake Wixom FR 3) Mateo Vargas FR 4) Christopher Evangelista SO]
1 Meter Diving 4) Jesse Vanderkolk 168.85, 9) Michael McKinney 142.90
100 Free 11) Christopher Evangelista SO San Diego Mesa College 46.61
200 Breast 15) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR San Diego Mesa College 2:10.84
200 Fly 5) Blake Wixom FR San Diego Mesa College 1:55.29
400 Free Relay 8) San Diego Mesa College A 3:11.43 [1) Mateo Vargas FR 2) Alexander Makhmudyantsev FR 3) Henry Smith FR 4) Christopher Evangelista SO]
 
Many thanks to the support of our Mesa community, especially instructors who helped accommodate our students so they could represent Mesa at the PCAC  and State Championship Meet.