The boxers fight to bond with the pioneers; Men give up dating pair at home

FOREST GROVE, Oregon- The University of the Pacific women’s swim team fought for a tie with Lewis and Clark on Friday night to mark the weekend, but the men’s team would drop two contests at the Forest Grove Aquatic Center.

That would end up tied between the Lewis & Clark women and the Boxers on Friday night, as both teams posted a team score of 102 in the double encounter. On Saturday morning, Pacific would fall 114-69 in Puget Sound.

The boxers struggled on both outings, losing 129-45 to the Pioneers before dropping another encounter against the Loggers the next morning.



Pacific got off to a perfect start to the competition on Friday night when Alex moehnke (Sophomore / Banks, OR), Madelyn Russell (Sophomore / Simi Valley, California), Allison simon (Sophomore / Chula Vista, California), and Julie abrigonde (Junior / Reno, NV) won first place in the 200-yard QN relay, clocking 1: 56.52 to get 11 points for their team.

julia crumb (Senior / North Bend, WA) finished 1,650 yards in freestyle with a time of 19: 57.78. Moehnke emerged victorious in the 50-meter freestyle before Russell, Brandow and Crumb swept all three podiums in the 100-meter butterfly.

Moehnke continued his fantastic night with another first place finish, this time in the 100 backstroke. Crumb won his second event of the night in the 500-yard freestyle.

In the second meeting of the weekend, Crumb nabbed another first place for the Boxers. His time of 2: 28.58 in the 200 butterfly yard was good enough to earn Pacific nine points.

Brandow followed with a significant 200-yard backstroke victory and Moehnke concluded the day with a 200-yard breaststroke victory.


The Boxers Men were unable to secure any wins in the game against Lewis & Clark, but saw decent swims from Connor Gates (Junior / Aberdeen, WA) and Benjamin jones (Vancouver, WA).

Josh joireman (Junior / Pullman, WA) marked the second meeting with a 200-yard freestyle clocking time of 1: 52.61.


Pacific will have a week off before heading to Newberg, Ore. To participate in the Bruin Invite on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m.

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