Renegade men’s swim team come in with third during Western State Conference Championship


Alexandra Apatiga

BC’s Juan Escalante jumps from the starting platform into the pool on the final day of the three day meet.

Alexandra Apatiga, Editor-in-Chief

The Bakersfield College men’s swim team ended the Western State Conference Championships placing third, after a three-day meet against nine community colleges.

The WSC championships were hosted at Bakersfield College from April 19 to 21.

The final results of the championships saw Cuesta College take first place overall for the men. BC finished the championship with a total score of 532, with 370 points in the individual and 162 in relay.

Bakersfield College was also able to take second place for both the men and women combined with a total score of 1067 points, just 16.5 points behind Cuesta College’s final score for the men and women combined.

For the final day of the conference the Bakersfield College team place third in the 400 free relay, with swimmers Mark Glossbrenner, Bronson Pearce, Alejandro Lopez, and Cael Osborn getting 3:11.18. Osborn also placed second in the 100 yard free with a time of 46.99, followed by Glossbrenner in fourth with 47.23. Lopez placed third in the 200-yard back.