Cardinals take down Kalamazoo College in Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

Cardinals take down Kalamazoo College in Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

Scores

Women: SVSU 140, Kalamazoo 92

Men: SVSU 149, KC 90

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The SVSU women's and men's swimming & diving teams traveled to Kalamazoo College to square-off against the Hornets to continue its 2016-17 regular season. 

The Cardinals swam well as both the men's and women's competition took the victory in the pool. 

Below is a list of our top finishers in the meet against the Hornets...

Women's Top Finishes

  • 400 Yard Medley Relay | 1st | 4:02:17 | Amanda ThielenLydia MattarAlexa BloomRebeca Martinez   
  • 400 Yard Individual Medley | 1st | 4:38.70 | Lydia Mattar - 8th best time, now holds five top times in program history.
  • 50 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 24.51 | Melanie Soenksen - 2nd best, where she owns the top six times at 50 Free.
  • 100 Yard Freestyle | 2nd | 54.89 | Melanie Soenksen - 6th best in history, holds two top times.
  • 200 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 1:59.85 | Alexandra Davis - 2nd victory of the season at 200 Free.
  • 500 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 5:20.87 | Alexandara Davis 
  • 1000 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 10:39:95 | Amanda Thielen - 3rd best in program history, now holds top 8 fastest times at this distance.
  • 200 Yard Backstroke | 1st | 2:09.65 | Amanda Thielen  
  • 200 Yard Breaststroke | 1st | 2:23.49 | Lydia Mattar - 3rd best mark, as she holds the top four.
  • 200 Yard Butterfly | 1st | 2:12.83 | Rebeca Martinez - 4th best mark, and her third top finish of the season.

Men's Top Finishes

  • 400 Yard Medley Relay | 1st | 3:33.97 | Dalton PokleyShaun Yap, Dylan Kopacki, Shijie Ng - 5th best time in program history.
  • 400 Yard Individual Medley | 1st | 4:18.91 | Shaun Yap - his third top finish of the meet against Kalamazoo.
  • 200 Yard Backstroke | 1st | 1:59. 80 | Connor Henning - now owns the top time in program history.  
  • 200 Yard Butterfly | 1st | 1:57.16 | Jayden Hutchinson- 3rd best mark in history.
  • 50 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 22.13 | Shijie Ng 
  • 100 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 49.48 | Shaun Yap - 2nd win in the 100 Free during the 2016-17 season.
  • 200 Freestyle | 1st | 1:47.36 | Dalton Pokley 
  • 1,000 Yard Freestyle | 1st | 9:54.71 | Jayden Hutchinson - 4rd best time in program history.

Saginaw Valley competes on Sunday (Nov. 6) as they welcome Valparaiso for a non-conference meet. The action is set to begin at 2:00 pm from Gerstacker Aquatics Center.

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