Swimming and Diving
East Los Angeles College competed in a three-way school swim meet on Friday at Mount San Antonio College.
Mt. SAC and Cerritos College were the other two schools competing along with ELAC.
Freshman Caitlyn Woo competed in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 12:13.64 and placed first. Woo also competed in the 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:33.65 and placed second. ELAC had the least competitors, 8, while Cerritos took 23 competitors. Nine of them were women and 14 were men.
Host team Mt. Sac took the most competitors to the meet, 36. Sixteen of them were women and 20 were men.
ELAC freshman Vicky Zia-Lopez competed in the 100 yard breaststroke and 200 yard breaststroke. Her times were 2:33.94 and 3:18.10 respectively, where she placed third in both competitions.
Lopez also competed in the one meter diving and finished with the time 77.75 where she placed in first.
ELAC sophomore Crystal Rubalcava also competed in the 100 yard breaststroke and the 500 yard freestyle competition. The final time for the 100 yard was 1:37.58 and the final time for 500 yard freestyle was 6:39.31 where she placed fifth in both.
Softball continues winning streak
Softball won its second game in the South Coast Conference-North play 9-0 at Rio Hondo College yesterday.
The Huskies had a strong first inning where sophomore outfielder Dominique De Alba hit two runs batted in single, that brought home sophomore infielders Monne’t Manning and Jessica Hernandez.
Manning ended the game with two hits, two runs, and two RBI’s. After a strong first inning, East Los Angeles College were winning 4-0 but were soon shut out for the second inning.
At the top of the third inning, sophomore catcher Ralynda Delaria hit an RBI, that allowed Alba to advance to second and sophomore left-fielder Samantha Alvarado scored.
Sophomore shortstop Angelina Gonzales hit another RBI single, which allowed Delaria to advance to second and Alba scored.
At the top of the fourth inning Manning was able to pull off an RBI double to bring Hernandez home for the run.
During the next at bat, Alvarado was able to pull off another RBI double, which allowed Manning to score, resulting in a 8-0 lead.
To end the inning, freshman pinch hitter Jessica Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, but was able to successfully bring Alvarado home and increase the lead to 9-0.
By the top of the fourth, the game had been dominated and with one inning left, there wasn’t much that could be done.
With yesterday’s win the Huskies have an overall record of 8-8 and are 2-2 in the South Coast Conference-North play.
ELAC sit in third place in the SCC-North play.
ELAC will play a home game against Long Beach City College on Thursday at 6 p.m. The next game will take place on Saturday at noon at Compton College.
The swim team will compete in the Chaffey Invitational on Friday and Saturday all day. The event will take place at Chaffey college.
The ELAC 3-way will take place on Saturday at ELAC. The first game will start at 1 p.m. and be ELAC vs. Ventura. The second game will start at 3 p.m. and be Fullerton vs. Ventura. The final game is at 5 p.m. and will be ELAC vs. Fullerton.