- January 27, 2018
- Oxford, Ohio
- Meet Results
- WOMEN: Eastern Michigan 169, Miami 131
- MEN: Eastern Michigan 207, Miami 93
Courtesy of Eastern Michigan Athletics
WOMEN: The Eastern Michigan University women’s swimming and diving team secured its 13th consecutive Mid-American Conference dual win with a 169-131 victory over Miami University Saturday, Jan. 27. This marks the third consecutive season with an undefeated MAC record, as EMU now sits 4-0 in conference and 7-1 overall this year.
After a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay, junior Nicole Swartz (Dayton, Ohio-Centerville) continued her undefeated streak in the 1000 freestyle by claiming the top spot with a season-best time of 10:01.80. Senior Sarah Dombkowski (Canton, Mich.-Plymouth)had a third-place finish with a time of 10:11.27.
After Swartz finished third in the 200 free, sophomores Casey Gavigan (East Setauket, N.Y.-Ward Melville) and Claire Young (Grosse Pointe, Farms, Mich.-Grosse Pointe South) took the top two spots in the 100 back. Gavigan finished in first with a time of 55.70 while Young took second at 56.00.
Junior Delaney Duncan (Galesbug, Ill.-Galesburg) posted a first-place finish with a season-best time of 1:01.40 before junior Emilie Desnoyers (St. Albert, Alberta) was the top finisher for the Eagles in the 200 butterfly with a second-place finish at 2:03.96.
The Eagles swept the top two spots in the 50 free with junior Stephanie Johnston (Holland, Mich.) posting a time of 23.89, good for first place. Senior Chase Walker (Virginia Beach, Va.-Landstown) took second-place with a time of 24.07.
One the springboard, senior Alli Shereda (Fraser, Mich.-Fraser) snagged a pair of second-place finishes in the 1- and 3-meter dives. In the 1-meter, Shereda posted a score of 280.57 for the silver before she posted a 307.65 in the 3-meter dive.
Transitioning back to the pool, freshman Meike Staffeldt (Niedersachsen, Germany) finished first in the the 100 free with a season-best time of 51.71, before EMU earned its first sweep of the afternoon in the 200 back. Headed by Gavigan, junior Dora Vrcic(Dubrovacka, Split, Croatia) and Young took rounded out the sweep at second and third-place, respectively.
Duncan was the top finisher in the 200 breast as she finished with a blistering time of 2:16.64 before Dombkowski kept Eastern’s winning streak alive in the 500 free with a time of 4:55.26.
The RedHawks took the top spots in the 100 fly and 200 IM, but Liberman and Vrcic took second and third in the events, respectively.
The Green and White concluded the meet with a first and third-place finish in the 400 yard free relay.
EMU Individual Results
*- Denotes season-best time
#- Denotes career-best time
MEN: The Eastern Michigan University men’s swimming and diving concluded the Mid-American Conference dual portion of its schedule with a 207-93 win over Miami University Saturday, Jan. 27. With the victory, the Green and White move to 6-1 in duals this season, while locking up its 21st consecutive dual win over the RedHawks.
After the Eagles swept the top-two spots in the 200 medley relay, sophomore Tanner Olmos(Clovis, Calif.-Buchanan) turned in a season-best time of 9:34.94 to take second in the 1000 freestyle.
Junior Jake Tyson ( Ipswich, England-Northgate) and sophomore Alex Arrieta (Miami, Fla.-Doral Academy Center) notched a pair of top-three finishes in the 200 free. Tyson clocked in at 1:40.50 to take first while Arrieta finished third at 1:41.36.
Eastern Michigan saw its first sweep of the day in the 100 backstroke. Junior Tosh Kawaguchi(Cary, N.C.-Cary) headed the win with a season-best time of 48.94, while sophomore Matan Segal (Lehavim, Israel-Hof HaSharon) and freshmen Chris O’Shea (Miller Place, N.Y.-Rocky Points) took second and third, respectively.
Freshman Ben Gingher (Boalsburg, Pa.-State College Area) kept EMU’s winning streak alive with a first-place finish in the 100 breaststroke, clocking in at 56.87. Fellow freshman Ben Brooks (Avon, Ohio-Avon) touched in at 57.71, good for third-place.
Eastern Michigan continued to pull itself away from Miami with back-to-back wins in the 200 butterfly and 50 free. Sophomore Parker Saladin (Buchanan, Mich.-Buchanan) grabbed the top-spot in the 200 fly before freshman Carter Swift (Shepparton, Victoria, Australia) took first in the 50 free with a time of 20.64.
On the springboard, junior Tom Gillis (Halifax, Nova Scotia-Citadel) and sophomore Noah Galluzzo (Mexico, N.Y.) had excellent showings. Gillis won the 1-meter dive with a score of 325.20, just edging out fellow diver, senior Peter Rusenas (Naperville, Ill-Naperville Central), who notched a score of 324.67. Galluzzo took the top-spot in the 3-meter dive with a final score of 347.92, before finishing with a score of 264.75 in the 1-meter.
Turning the attention back to the pool, Swift kept the momentum alive as he won the 100 free with a time of 45.42, before Kawaguchi earned his second win of the day in the 200 back with a time of 1:46.20.
After Gingher and Hendry took first and second in the 200 breast, respectively, Saladin and Arrieta snagged a pair of top-three finishes in the 500 free. Saladin turned in a time of 4:42.03 to take second while Arrieta finished right on his heels at 4:42.49, good for third-place.
Senior Logan Burton (Chesapeake, Va.-Hickory) used a time of 48.87 in the 100 fly to take first while Kawaguchi concluded the individual events with a first-place finish in the 200 individual medley.
The Green and White capped the 207-93 win over the RedHawks with a second-place finish in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:09.10.
EMU Individual Events
*- Denotes season-best
#- Denotes career-best