By Dan Gudino
Swimming and Diving
The Swim team placed second in the in the women’s 200 Meter Medley Relay Swim Final last Friday in a three-school race against Rio Hondo College and Mount San Antonio College.
The best overall performance came from freshman Yixue Wang, who won two individual swims. Wang won the 100m Backstroke and the 200m Individual Medley. She also placed third in the 100m Freestyle Swim.
ELAC sophomore Yvonne Young placed first in the 200m Backstroke and placed second in the 500m Freestyle Swim. Huskies’ freshman Alejandra Mendoza placed second in the 200m Breaststroke and third in the 100m Breaststroke. Freshman Brandy Macias placed second in the 200m Freestyle and third in the 500m Freestyle.
The Diving team was well represented by sophomore Alexandra Reyes, who won the 100 Meter Dive and outscored the two Mt. SAC finalists.
The bats have woken up for the softball team. After losing 8-0 to El Camino College on March 17 and 5-0 to Saddleback College March 19, ELAC has scored 20 runs in the last three games.
In a double-header day against Saddleback College on March 19, Huskies won 1-0 in the Santa Barbara City College “Bash at the Beach” Tournament. On March 20 ELAC had another double-header day. ELAC beat Orange Coast College 7-0, and later lost to Golden West College 2-1. ELAC bounced back yesterday afternoon. It beat LosAngeles Harbor College 11-5 at home.
The No. 1 doubles team of ELAC beat Pasadena City College’s No. 1 doubles team 21-15, 21-15 in both matches on last Friday. The duo of freshman Jean Mornelle Buenaflor and Serena Lieu ended the 26-match win streak of PCC’s No. 1 team.
ELAC will play on Friday at home against El Camino College at 2 p.m.