Women: NMU 197.00, SVSU 102.00 | GVSU 196.00, SVSU 103.00
Men: NMU 224.00, SVSU 76.00 | GVSU 202.50, SVSU 97.50
MARQUETTE, Mich. - The SVSU women's and men's swimming & diving teams traveled to Northern Michigan University to square-off in a tri-meet with the Wildcats and the Grand Valley State University Lakers.
The Cardinals would fall to both teams in men's and women's competition against two of the perennial top teams in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Below is a list of our top finishers in the meet against the Wildcats and the Lakers...
Women's Top Finishes
- 400 Yard Medley Relay | 3rd | 3:59.63 | Amanda Thielen, Lydia Mattar, Alexa Bloom, Rebeca Martinez - 3rd best time in program history.
- 100 Yard Backstroke | 1st | 58.16 | Amanda Thielen - 5th best in history, as she owns the top five.
- 100 Yard Breaststroke | 2nd | 1:06.33 | Lydia Mattar - 5th best in history.
- 200 Butterfly | 3rd | 2:11.39 | Rebeca Martinez - 4th best mark, and she owns top five now.
- 50 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 24.40 | Melanie Soenksen - 3rd best, and she owns the top five times.
- 100 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 54.49 | Melanie Soenksen - 4th best in history.
- 200 Yard Backstroke | 1st | 2:05.34 | Amanda Thielen
- 200 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 2:23.49 | Lydia Mattar - 3rd best mark, as she holds the top four.
- 100 Yard Butterfly | 3rd | 1:01.12 | Alexa Bloom - 2nd best in history.
Men's Top Finishes
- 400 Yard Medley Relay | 3rd | 3:30.77 | Dalton Pokley, Shaun Yap, Michael Spears, Jayden Hutchinson - 3rd best time in program history.
- 1,000 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 9:53.06 | Peter Lin - 3rd best time in program history, as he owns all three.
- 200 Freestyle | 2nd | 1:44.90 | Jayden Hutchinson
- 100 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 56:54 | Shaun Yap - Pool record at NMU. 6th best mark in history, with him holding the top seven now.
- 200 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 2:06.22 | Shaun Yap
- 500 Yard Freestyle | 3rd | 4:43.47 | Peter Lin - 5th best time, and he owns all five.
Saginaw Valley is back in action on Saturday (Nov. 5) as the Cardinals travel to Kalamazoo College for a non-conference meet. The event is slated to begin at 1:00 p.m. against the NCAA Division III opponents.
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