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SOUTH GATE, Calif. – After day one of the SCIAC Championships, the men's swimming & diving team sit in 6th place with 102 points, while the women sit in 5th with 103.
Defending champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps took the early lead on the first day of the SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championships at South Gate Pool and after the first of three days, CMS leads on the men's side by just six points over the University of Redlands.
On the women's side, the Athena's have a more comfortable 305-200 advantage.
Erin Bartholomew paced the Poets as she grabbed a 3rd place finish in the 500 free with a time of 5:06.26, while sophomore Haley Von Schottenstein finished 5th in the 50 free with a time of 24:43.
Team scores after the first day are as follows:
Cal Lutheran 97
La Verne 33
Cal Lutheran 127
La Verne 104
The second day of the SCIAC Swimming Championships takes place tomorrow, with events including the 400-yard individual medley, the 200-yard freestyle, and 100-yard races in the butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke.