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Cardinals sweep Ashland, women edged by Hillsdale

Cardinals sweep Ashland, women edged by Hillsdale

HILLSDALE, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University swimming & diving teams returned to competition on Saturday against Ashland and Hillsdale in Hillsdale, Mich.

On the men's side, the Cardinals defeated Ashland University 167-67, while the women fell to host Hillsdale 114-113 and picked up the win over Ashland 156-80. 

Women's Highlights:

  • Sydney Shipps was the winner of the 1,000-yard freestyle race with a time of 11:01.54.
  • Tonya Guryeva earned victories in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle with times of 1:56.09 and 5:20.22.
  • Libby Caird swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. The senior finished first in the 1-meter dive with a score of 269.40 points and first in the 3-meter dive with a score of 276.00 points.
  • Shipps, Piper St. Clair, Emma Cornell, and Kimble Darbee took second place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:41.80. 

Men's Highlights:

From Head Coach Jason Lintjer:

"We had a tough week, but I'm proud of how this team bounced back and competed really well."

Up next:

SVSU will travel to Davenport University next Saturday to face the host Panthers and Grand Valley State University at 1 pm in Kentwood, Mich.