The Renegade Rip

BC swimmer Jennifer Quan competing at an event.

Quan making a splash in women’s swim program

May 3, 2017

The Bakersfield College women’s swimming season is coming to a close with one more meet to go, though there is one swimmer who has been improving and...

Bakersfield swim team on their way to compete in the WSC champions

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

April 21, 2017

On March 31, the Bakersfield College swimming team went to Allan Hancock for the Western State Conference #3 with four different schools participating. The BC men and women swim team finished third out of five teams with 168 points overall from the competitions, while Ventura won first place at the meet with a total of 241 points combined. Jennifer Quan placed fourth in...

Sophomore Brian Bender chats with a swimmer in another lane (not pictured) after defeating his opponent in the 50-yard freestyle against Clovis Community College on March 25.

Bender coming up big for BC men’s team

March 31, 2017

Many people know what they’re good at from a young age, and with commitment and determination they improve that talent, especially athletes. Brian...

BC takes second in WSC Invite at Canyons

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

March 20, 2017

Both Bakersfield College men’s and women’s swimming teams are now in full motion as more swim meets are being held week-by-week, and BC has been working hard, placing second in the one of the meets with Jennifer Quan and Brian Bender leading in points. On March 4, the BC swim team ended in second place at the Western State Conference Invite at Canyons College in Valencia,...

BC swims into 13th place at Mt. Sac. Invitational

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

March 2, 2017

The Bakersfield College men’s and women’s swimming teams had two swim meets on Feb. 24 and 25 at the Mt. Sac Swimming and Diving Invitational Swimmers, both combining 318 points in total ending up on the 13 spot out of 22 schools. Feb. 24 events were more of the sprint events and the 25 were the longer events. For the men’s swimming team, the three highest scoring...

Men’s swim team trains hard for upcoming Mt. SAC swim meet

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

February 16, 2017

Head coach Matt Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga are ready to lead the Bakersfield College men’s swimming team this season, and the team is ready to compete. The team had its first meet on Feb. 10 at the WSC Pentathlon in Ventura. Though harsh weather made it difficult for the swimmers to perform, Moon believes that his team did well. He noticed some time improvements...

BC women’s swim team performs well despite weather conditions

Mario Saldaña, Digital Content Editor

February 16, 2017

The Bakersfield College women’s swimming team starts off well during their first swim meet, impressing both head coach Matthew Moon and assistant coach Pat Zuniga. The women’s swim team had their first meet at the WSC pentathlon at Ventura Feb. 10. With multiple personal and individual records from the swimmers, Moon is very excited to see the team already in full...

BC Swimming to host community swim lessons

BC Swimming to host community swim lessons

September 28, 2016

The Bakersfield College men and women’s swim team will host there annual free community swimming lesson for ages two and up at the BC Swimming pool on...

Men’s swimming returns to campus with a victory; women fall short

Men’s swimming returns to campus with a victory; women fall short

April 5, 2016

Bakersfield College’s swim team has been doing well, according to coach Matt Moon, and the swimmers have been preparing themselves for the conference...

Swim makes splash at meet

Mason J. Rockfellow, Editor in Chief

March 1, 2016

The women’s and men’s swim teams traveled to Mt. San Antonio College this past weekend to make a splash in a variety of different races. With a solid week of training before the departure to Mt. SAC, they went into the meet a little tired. Plus, with the last meet not having as wide a spectrum of races, it was good for them to compete and they all did as expected, said...

Injuries can’t stop swimmers

Mohamed Bafakih, Sports Editor

March 19, 2015

It is passing the midway point for the Bakersfield College swim teams and they have certainly been impressive. Although a few injuries have played a role to their potential as a unit, they continue to set sight on competing for high finishes against conference opponents. However, BC was able to face many other schools around the state on March 5-7 at the Cuesta Invitational. Prior...

Swimming takes several wins during first meet

Daniel Ojeda, Reporter

February 20, 2014

Bakersfield College had their first meet in Ventura on Feb. 15. Andrew Hargis placed first at the WSC Pentathlon on Saturday in Ventura. The BC swimmer finished the five events with a combined time of 4:30.79. Hargis had the fastest times in the men’s 100 Yard Breast, 100 Yard Fly and the 100 Yard IM. In the other two events, Hargis placed second in the 100 Yard Back and...

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