Idaho swim and dive hit the road and headed to Corvallis to face the Beavers. The Vandals finished the day with a win, besting the Beavers 136.5 to 124.5.
Idaho head coach Mark Sowa said he was happy with the competition he saw in his team.
“It was a really great win today,” Sowa said in a news release. “Not the fastest swimming we have done this year, but by far the best competitiveness we have shown as a team.”
The distance events proved strong for the Vandals in Corvallis. Sophomores Sarah Hall, Erica King and Emily Bruneel swept the 1,000 freestyle in first, second and third.
Sophomore Clothilde Peseux. Peseux captured another win in the 100 and 200-breast stroke as well as the 200 individual medley.
“We knew that the Beavers were going to give us their best because they were celebrating ten seniors and it was their last dual meet,” Sowa said.. “Our girls responded and were incredibly tenacious.”
Sowa said he was proud of the effort his team put forth in the meet to take the win.
“Across the board, I am very proud of our team’s effort and focus today,” Sowa said. “Today was a good day to be a Vandal.”
Idaho hosts Grand Canyon 11 a.m. Saturday Feb. 4 in the UI Swim Center.