Women: SVSU 140, Hillsdale 91; SVSU 164.50, Ashland 67.5
Men: SVSU 142, Ashland 63
ASHLAND, Ohio - The SVSU men's & women's swimming and diving teams returned to the pool for the start to its 2017 schedule.
The teams travelled to Ashland University to compete meet featuring conference members Ashland and Hillsdale. with the women competing against both opponents while the men dueled with the Chargers.
The Cardinals swam well as the women took home victories over Ashland (164.5-67.5) and Hillsdale (140.00-91.00). SVSU swam to a 142-63 victory over Ashland.
Below is a list of our top finishers in the meet against the Eagles and Chargers...
50 Yard Freestyle | T-1st | 24.65 | Melanie Soenksen
50 Yard Freestyle | 5th | 26.22 | Aaryn Jewell
100 Yard Freestyle |1st | 54.75 | Melanie Soenksen - slots into fifth fastest time in program history
500 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 5:17.70 | Alexandra Davis
1000 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 11:14.90 | Amanda Thielen
400 Yard IM | 1st | 4:35.92 | Lydia Mattar - second win of the season in this event
400 Yard IM | 2nd | 4:36.88 | Rebeca Martinez - placed the seventh fastest time in program history.
200 Yard Butterfly | 1st | 2:12.27 | Rebeca Martinez
200 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 2:23.05 | Lydia Mattar - third fastest time in program history
1 meter diving | 1st | 257.02 points | Wilhelmina Francisco
3 meter diving | 1st | 272.85 points | Wilhelmina Francisco - sets a new program record with the mark
50 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 22.30 | Shijie Ng
50 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 22.45 | Christopher Allen
100 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 48.82 | Dalton Pokley
100 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 48.94 | Shijie Ng
200 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 1:46.07 | Jayden Hutchinson
1000 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 9:51.03 | Peter Lin
400 Yard Individual Medley | 1st | 4:12.18 | Shaun Yap - set a new program record
200 Yard Butterfly | 1st | 2:00.30 | Connor Henning
200 Yard Backstroke | 1st | 1:59.72 | Jayden Hutchinson - he now owns two of the top ten fastest heats for this race
200 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 2:07. 81 | Shaun Yap - second win in the meet
Saginaw Valley State Swimming & Diving teams will return to Gerstacker Regional Aquatic Center to wlecome in Wayne State for a GLIAC meet this Friday (Jan. 20). The meet will begin at 4:00 p.m.
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