Seahawks women's relay places 5th at nationals


The Seahawks had the great honor of sending eight of their champion swimmers to Winter Nationals in Federal Way, Wash. last month. All Seahawk swimmers went the distance with the women's team placing 16th overall.

After pulling out the university/USA sponsored teams, the PLS women's team was actually eighth in the women's scoring for club teams. The foursome, (Sasha Alcon, Karen Wang, Allison Brown and Catherine Breed) placed fifth in the 800 free relay behind four University teams.

Additional results: Allison Brown was 16th in the 500, 23rd in the 400 IM and 23rd in the 1650, Catherine Breed was eighth in the 1650, 24th in the 200 and 21st in the 500 free, Karen Wang was 20th in the 100 fly, 18th in the 100 back and 15th in the 200 back, and Tory Houston was 20th in the 200 breast. Bryan Hughes swam a best time in the 1650 (15.54), and Nick Silverthorn swam best times in the 100/200/500 free, while Celina Li swam best times in the 200 IM and 200 Breast. The women placed in the top 16 in all five relays.

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