This was the first senior meet for many of the PCS crew. And it was quite a showing. Night was punctuated by a new Senior Open club record for Sawchuk, Moulton, Gowans and Andrusak on the 200F.R., and a heat and final club record Jordan Andrusak in the 200Fly.
1500 Free Amieson King and Justin Howe opened the evening claiming 3rd and 4th with a PB for Justin.
The University of Victoria Vikes swim teams completed their first day of competition at the 2014 CIS Speedo Swimming Championships, being held in Toronto, Ont., Feb. 20-22. For the second year in a row, Vikes swimmer Keegan Zanatta was the first Vike to reach the podium, swimming to a bronze medal finish in the men's 200-metre freestyle. Nicholas Sinclair finished 16th in the same event.
The fourth day of competition at Westerns proved another great one for PCS. The evening began with 200 Fly. Jordan Andrusak was swimming her 22nd race of the weekend. She qualified 3rd in prelims and was just off her best. In the finals race her first 50 was blistering and she left he field behind setting a new PB at 100m and never looked back snapping 5 sec of her best to take the gold.
Vicky Mock swam an excellent technical race (her 15th) finishing 10th overall in the Open division.
Another day of fast swimming dawned amid rain and wind in New Westminister. While it was cool and blustery outside it was definitely hot inside the pool.
400 Free was first on the docket. We enjoyed a roller coaster of success and disappointments. Jordan Andrusak set off the session by finishing 3rd in the Youth Consolation final right on her best. Molly Gowans had to settle for 7th taking her knocks along with her successes.
Valentines Day marked the 2nd day of competition at the Canadian Western Championships in New West and it was a day of great heart for the PCS side.
Competition began with 100 Free.
The PCS girls contingent had strong representation with four girls in the mix. In the Youth division Molly Gowans swam to fifth spot in a very respectable 57.6, Rachel Sawchuk 8th, Jordan Andrusak and Lauren Crisp 13th. Quite a showing.
Nick Beland completed the distance in 53.4 to come 14th.