HOUSTON – (Feb. 23) Seattle University women’s swimming landed seven top-10 all-time performances, including a school record, on Friday at the 2018 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championships. Paige Treff set a new SU record in the 100 butterfly at the CRWC Natatorium in Houston.
"Paige really wanted that record," said Coach Craig Nisgor. "She swam a smart race and knew what she wanted to do. Overall, we had sharp swims across the board. It's exciting to see the record books get rewritten for us."
Treff continued her standout performance at the conference event, breaking the school record in the 100 butterfly. The senior finished in 55.14 in Friday’s prelims, toppling her previous best of 55.91 seconds. Treff placed sixth in the finals with a 55.50 effort.
Bryn Lasher’s 55.73 in the 100 butterfly finals was just off her lifetime best showing. Sherlyn Devadason booked the sixth-fastest time in program history with a 56.98 in the same race. Emily Gough swam a 56.99 to win the “C” finals and take the seventh slot on the Redhawks’ all-time list.
In the 200 freestyle finals, Jayna Van Stone touched in 1:52.88, grabbing the sixth-fastest performance in program history. Julia Gorman also picked up the seventh-best time in SU history with a 1:54.06 showing in the finals.
Emily Bakewell touched in 4:32.09 to place 12th in the 400 IM.
In the 100 backstroke finals, Jennifer Wong put up a 57.75, staking claim to the fifth-best time in SU history.
Darian Himes put up a 1:06.76 in the 100 breaststroke finals, marking the seventh-fastest time at Seattle U.
Tomorrow marks the final day of action at the WAC Championships. The schedule features finals in the 1650 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, and 400 freestyle relay on Saturday.