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SVSU Swim & Dive competes on opening day of GLIAC Championships

SVSU Swim & Dive competes on opening day of GLIAC Championships

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cardinal Swimming & Diving teams began competition on Wednesday (Feb. 20) at the 2019 GLIAC Championships, being held at Cleveland State University. Saginaw Valley had four student-athletes score in the top-eight on day one, leading the women to a 4th place standing and the men to a 6th place showing.

Sydney Shipps and Alexandra Davis scored some solid points for SVSU, as Shipps took 3rd with her time of 10:19.51 and Davis was right behind in 4th with a mark of 10:22.62. They notched 16 and 15 points for SV, respectively. 

In the 200 IM, Lydia Mattar scored 11 points for the Cards while finishing in 8th place with her time of 2:09.40. 

Justin Ott collected a third place and podium finish in the three meter dive event. He finished with 449.45 points in the effort. 

In the men's 1,000, three Cardinals were in the B Finals, as Pedro Rezende (13th), Jayden Hutchinson (15th) and Peter Lin (16th) racked-up seven points for Saginaw Valley. 

The 200 Medley Relay saw SV finish 4th with their time of 1:46.68, as Amanda Thielen, Mattar, Kimble Darbee and Taylor Grashuis teamed up for the effort. 

Up Next...

The teams are back in action Thursday (Feb. 21) for Day Two. You can view live results on the Meet Mobile app and watch live video here. 

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