FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Sammy Harrison placed third in the 500-yard freestyle to pace the Oregon State swimming team at the Pac-12 Championships on Thursday night at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.
Harrison clocked a time of 4:41.85 for her third-place finish and for 27 points towards Oregon State’s team total. The Henderson, Nev. native’s time was the second-fastest in program history, only edged out by her own time of 4:39.10 last season.
Harrison had recorded an earlier 500 free time of 4:42.74 in the preliminaries, the second-fastest preliminary time at the Pac-12 Championships as well as the third-fastest in school history.
The Beavers also picked up 42 points with a ninth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay, as Claire McLaggan, Anni Hecker, Constance Toulemonde and Sophie MacEwan combined to finish the event in 1:34.41.
Through two days, Oregon State sits in ninth-place with 155 points, just edged by Washington State (168 points) for eighth. Stanford leads the meet with 557 points at the halfway point, while USC is in second (512) and California is third (477.5).
Other 500 freestyle times on Thursday night included a 5:05.95 performance by Noemie Midrez, a time of 5:11.42 by Emma Osowski, as well as Taylor Frank’s time of 5:18.16.
Andrea Young led Oregon State in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:05.04. Czsarina Isleta followed closely behind with a time of 2:05.41, while Corrine Shigeta (2:08.15) and Chelsea Chan (2:09.00) also recorded notable times.
Toulemonde registered the Beavers’ top time in the 50-yard freestyle (23.54). MacEwan finished in 23.74, while Hecker clocked a time of 23.79.