MONTEREY PARK -- With six events already completed after the first day of competition at the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Championships, the Riverside City College (RCC) Tigers men's swimming and diving team is in second-place
THe CCCAA Championships are being hosted at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park Thursday through Saturday, May 5-7.
Riverside is in second place with 145 points. The Sierra College Wolverines are in first with 166 points. Golden West is third (114 points), followed by Orange Coast (112) and San Diego Mesa (98).
Along the way, RCC sophomore Adrien Deloffre (Dunkerque, FRANCE) -- who is pictured -- was third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:33.67). For Deloffre, it was the second time (also in 2015) that he had finished third in the state in the 500 free.
RCC freshman Maxence Bouvier (FRANCE) was second in the 50-yard freestyle (:20.52). Two weeks ago, Bouvier was named Orange Empire Conference (OEC) co-male swimmer of the year at the OEC Swimming and Diving Championships, which were hosted at Fullerton College.
Additionally, RCC sophomore Alex Durham (Yucaipa / Yucaipa HS) placed third in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:12.31. RCC's 200-yard freestyle relay team was second (1:27.86).
The Tigers are guided by third-year RCC head men's swimming and diving coach Jason Northcott. Recently, Northcott was named OEC male (team) Coach of the Year at the OEC Championships
The Tigers will continue competition at the CCCAA Championships, hosted at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park through Saturday, May 7.
The results of each event are on swimphone.com.
Additionally, there are some cool predictions on all of the events, including some interesting commentary on all of the competitors in the meet at: