Ventura College Athletics

Lester Wright, Men's Swimming & Diving, Week of February 3

Lester Wright, Men's Swimming & Diving, Week of February 3

The VC swimming and diving teams hit the pool for the first time this season on Friday, and the Pirate men finished a strong runner-up in the Larry Baratte Invitational WSC Preview at the Ventura Aquatic Center. They were led by a pair of record-setting performances by sophomore Lester Wright. The Dos Pueblos High School product set new school marks in both the 1m and 3m diving competitions to claim two first place finishes. In the 1m, he accumulated a score of 340.65 in his six dives, shattering the old record of 222.65,and his six-dive 3m performance totaled 303.50 points, bettering the old standard of 185.20. For his record-setting performance, Lester has been named this week's M & M Sports VC Pirate Student Athlete of the Week.