Mesa Men’s Swimming and Diving Became Back-to-Back Conference Champions

Mesa Men’s Swimming and Diving Became Back-to-Back Conference Champions
Men's swimming and diving team had an outstanding weekend at the three day Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Championships April 20-22. 2017.
Mesa men's swimming and diving became back-to-back conference champions in dominating fashion. The aquatic Olympians more than doubled the point total of the next finishing school with 1075 points (2nd place Grossmont scored 521, 3rd place Palomar 516). Mesa won 15 out of the 20 events held at the meet.
Mesa's swim & dive next competes at the CCCAA State Championships May 4-6, 2017 at East LA College.
Some of the highlights from the season thus far:
-          3-peat conference dual meet champions (12-0 over the past 3 years)
-          Back-to-back conference champions
-          PCAC Swimmer of the year: Christopher Evangelista (3 event champion)
-          PCAC Divers of the year: Michael McKinney (Madison High class of '71), Jesse Vanderkolk
SD Mesa Individual and Relay Conference Champions
1st) 500 Free: Blake Wixom 4:49.84
1st) 200 IM: Christopher Evangelista 1:57.13
1st) 400 IM: Emmanuel Molina 4:27.64
1st) 200 Free: Christopher Evangelista 1:46.40
1st) 100 Breast: Alexander Makhmudyantsev 58.19
1st) 1 Meter Diving: Jesse Vanderkolk
1st) 3 Meter Diving: Michael McKinney
1st) 1650 Free: Wyatt Schmidt 17:26.00
1st) 100 Free: Christopher Evangelista 47.35
1st) 200 Breast: Alexander Makhmudyantsev 2:14.00
1st) 200 Fly: Blake Wixom 1:57.01
PCAC Championship Team Scores
1st San Diego Mesa College 1075
2nd Grossmont College 521
3rd Palomar College 516
4th Southwestern 211
Complete results can be found here:
A list of the Mesa competitors and their individual points can be found here:
As always, thank you for your support of our student-athletes!