CLEVELAND - The SVSU swimming & diving team traveled to Ohio to compete in the three day Cleveland State Invitational. The women's team finished in seventh place with 86 points, and the men finished fourth with 249. Both teams broke several program records.
Shaun Yap finshed first in the 50 yard breastroke for the Cardinals with a time of 25.00. Tyler Miller followed in ninth place, recording a time of 27.10. Lydia Mattar placed fifth in the finals of the same race for the women, posting a time of 29.74.
Peter Lin took another first place win for the men and made a new program record in the 500 yard freestyle, coming in at 4:33.68. Amanda Thielen also posted a new program record in the 500 yard freestyle, landing at tenth place with a final time of 5:08.27. She recorded the record for the SVSU women in the prelims, with a time of 5:06.00.
Yap took ninth place in the 50 yard freestyle and made a new SVSU record with a time of 21.47 in the finals.
Maxwell Buxton earned second place for men's diving, scoring 246.10 in the finals. Teammate Aaron Fuchs took seventh with a final of 146.10.
Up Next For the Cardinals...
The Cardinals continue competition in day two of the invitational tomorrow (Nov. 21) at 9:00 am.