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Swimming & Diving Continues Winning Streak at Malone

Swimming & Diving Continues Winning Streak at Malone

CANTON, Mich. - The SVSU swimming & diving team out scored Malone's men's and women's teams at an away match on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 23). Both teams won by a comfortable margin, with the women finishing ahead 150-76 and the men at 144.5-83.5.

The women's team of Amanda ThielenLydia MattarChelsea Harmon and Taylor Grashuis recorded a time of 4:09.6 in the women's 400 yard medley relay and took first place.

Thielen took first in the 200 yard backstroke posting a time of 2:07.20. She was followed by Rebeca Martinez in second with 2:15.65 and Sarah Luciani in third 2:15.74.

Thielen also took first in the 1,000 yard freestyle for the Cardinals with a time of 10:45.02. 

Peter Lin recorded a first place win in the 1,000 yard freestyle at 10:39.62. Frederich Schulz and Todd Lovas followed in second and third, respectively. Schulz came in at 10:39.76 and Lovas at 10:54.87.

Lin finished first in the 200 yard backstroke as well, posting a time of 2:04.44.

Taylor Grashuis posted another first place for Saginaw Valley in the 200 yard freestyle, with a time of 1:58.79. Alexandra Davis came in second at 1:59.89 and Melanie Soenksen followed in third at 2:04.48.

Grashuis and Soenksen finishes first and second, respectively in the 100 yard freestyle. Grashuis made a time of 55.49 and Soenksen posted a time of 56.13

In the 50 yard freestyle, Chelsea Harmon took first with a time of 26.06 and Breanne Bell took second at 26.58.

Martinez took first for the women in the 200 yard IM at 2:13.39.

In the men's 200 yard IM, Shaun Yap recorded a first place win and a new program record with a time of 1:56.28.

In the women's 500 yard freestyle, Lydia Mattar finished first with a time of 5:17.96. She was followed by Alexandra Davis at 5:19.85.

Dalton Pokley took first for the men in the 500 free recording a time of 4:53.70.

Shaun Yap posted another first place win for the men in the 200 yard breaststroke with a final time of 2:05.91.

In the final race of the day, the men's 200 yard relay team of Michael Spears, Dylan Kopacki, Grayson Arnold and Dalton Pokley posted a time of 1:29.01.

Up Next For the Cardinals...

Saginaw Valley will compete at the GVSU Diving Invitational next Friday and Saturday, January 29th and 30th.