Swimmers Host Whitman in Dual Finale

Swimmers Host Whitman in Dual Finale

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Whitworth swimming teams will conclude the 2018-19 dual meet schedule by hosting Whitman College on Saturday afternoon at the Whitworth Aquatic Center. 

The meet will stream live on Whitworth's video portal.

In what has turned into one of the most competitive and respected rivalries on the west coast, Saturday's meet between the Pirates and the Blues should be very competitive.  The Whitworth men head into Saturday's meet 7-0 in Northwest Conference dual meets, while the Blues are 5-2.  The Pirate women are 5-2 against NWC opponents while Whitman is 6-1.

The meet will begin at 1:00 pm and will feature a 14-event schedule.  Each swimmer will be allowed to compete in four races, and the lineup features both the 100-yard and 200-yard distances of the specialty strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle).

Following this weekend's meet, both teams will prepare for the 2019 Northwest Conference Championships, which will take place February 7-10 at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.