With strong sophomore leadership and a talented freshmen class, SRJC opens the 2018 season at home with two wins after a top three state finish last year.
The Cubs opened at the Quinn Swim Center hosting two meets last weekend. On Friday they swam against Allan Hancock College winning the dual 79-24. SRJC won 23 out of the 25 events offered at the meet. Sophomore Taylor Sargis (200 Free, 100 Breast), and freshmen Reilly Clarkson (1650 Free, 200 IM) and Mariah Wong (50 Free, 100 Free) were all double winners and members of the winning 400 medley and 400 free relays as well.
On Saturday SRJC hosted the annual NorCal Relays invitational including some of the top teams in the state. Winning six relays, the Bear Cubs edged out the 2017 state champions, Sierra College in the overall team standings.
Final Team Scores: 1. SRJC 130 2. Sierra 128 3. American River 78 4. Las Positas 76 5. Allan Hancock 56 6. Consumnes River 26
Relay Winners: 200 Free-SRJC, Hailey Vance, Mariah Wong, Mary Lane, Mary Chatter, 1:43.60; 400 Free-SRJC, Wong, Reilly Clarkson, Khatter, Annika Erickson, 3:47.63; 800 Free-SRJC, Vance, Clarkson, Lane, Molly Davis, 8:25.18; 150 Back-Sierra, 1:31.20; 150 Breast-Las Positas, 1:44.61; 150 Fly-Sierra, 1:29.30; 200 Medley-SRJC, Vance, Taylor Sargis, Lane, Wong, 1:54.86; 400 Medley-SRJC, Davis, Rachel Ng, Kelsey Bonzell, Khattar, 4:20.10; 400 IM-SRJC, Sargis, Erickson, Clarkson, Davis; 4:22.05; 1m Diving-Sierra, 258.20pts; 3M Diving-Sierra, 238.40pts
SRJC hits the road this weekend and continues action with a double-dual meet against Las Positas and Sierra College, on Friday, in Rocklin. Racing begins at 12pm.