SPOKANE, Wash. – Ryan Grady won two more events for the Whitworth University men, but visiting Seattle University completed a non-conference swimming dual meet sweep of the Pirates at the Whitworth Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon.
The Redhawk men won the two-day dual meet 246-162 while the SU women defeated Whitworth 258-152.
Grady, who won twice for the Bucs on Friday night, continued his impressive performance against the NCAA Division I foes. He led from the start to claim the 1,000-yard freestyle in 9:47.95. He followed with a winning time of 2:07.01 in the 200-yard breaststroke. Grady, Byron Rossmiller, Eben Schumann and Owen Lempert took second place in the 400-yard medley relay (3:33.05) at the beginning of the day.
Whitworth's women won three individual events on Saturday. Marissa Gibson (11:22.05) and Jessica Defiesta (11:23.64) took first and second in the 1,000 freestyle. Cameron Lyon came from behind over the final half of the race to claim the 500-yard freestyle in 5:24.53. Jamie Siegler won her third race of the weekend with a time of 2:31.08 in the 200 breaststroke.
Whitworth will return to action next weekend when the Pirates host Puget Sound (Friday night) and Pacific Lutheran (Saturday) in a pair of Northwest Conference dual meets.