SVSU Swim and Dive return to competition against Ashland, Hillsdale

SVSU Swim and Dive return to competition against Ashland, Hillsdale

Scores
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...

Women

400 Yard Medley Relay | 1st | 3:59.76 | Amanda Thielen, Lydia Mattar, Alexa Bloom, Melanie Soenksen - first win of the season

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

 

Men

400 Yard Medley Relay | 1st | 3:35.49| Dalton Pokley, Shaun Yap, Dylan Kopacki, Jayden Hutchinson

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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