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Whittington, Feick Win King and Queen of the Pool for Cal Poly

Whittington, Feick Win King and Queen of the Pool for Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Cal Poly senior Brian Whittington and junior Amelia Feick won individual titles for the Mustangs swim team at the annual King and Queen of the Pool pentathlon exhibition hosted with Cal Friday at Anderson Aquatic Center.

Both the men's and women's team for Cal finished as the national runner-up last year in the NCAA Championships.

For the second consecutive year, Whittington was the top finisher on the men's side for Cal Poly with an overall time of 4:30.14 and a 19th place overall finish. He had a fifth-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 57.15 and a 17th place finish in the 100 IM with a time of 53.60.

Feick, who missed winning Queen of the Pool last season by milliseconds was the top female Mustang swimmer with an overall time of 5:05.42 and a 16th place finish overall. She finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:06.09, 16th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.42 and an 18th place finish in the 100 IM with a time of 1:01.84.

Some other notable finishes for Cal Poly included a 10th place finish in the women's 100 backstroke by sophomore Sascha Keir with a time of 59.72 and a ninth place finish in the men's 100 backstroke by freshman Gennady Sytnik as the Mustangs' two other top-ten finishers.

Cal's Andrew Seliskar and Abbey Weitziel won King and Queen of the Pool for the Golden Bears. Seliskar finished with an overall time of 4:05.70 and Weitziel ended with a total time of 4:44.22.

Next up for Cal Poly is the annual Green and Gold meet. That will be held Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m. from Anderson Aquatic Center.