Miami (OH) Women Down Oakland, Golden Grizzly Men Edge Redhawks

Miami (OH) vs Oakland

  • Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Rochester, Michigan
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results (PDF)
  • Final Scores
    • Women: Miami 208, Oakland 92
    • Men: Oakland 160, Miami 140

Courtesy: Oakland Athletics

ROCHESTER, Mich – The Oakland Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive team competed against Miami (Ohio) coming out of the meet with a loss for the women’s team (92-208) but a win for the men’s (160-140).

There were first place finishes from a variety of Golden Grizzly swimmers over the course of the meet. For the men, there was Samuel McKenzie in the 200 yard freestyle finishing 1:41.52. Hart James took first in the 200 yard butterfly with 1:53.62. Harry Nicholson dominates the 200 yard backstroke at 1:50.32. Christopher Palvadre took first in the 200 yard breaststroke with 2:04.13. And Jonas Cantrell secured the 500 yard freestyle with 4:37.58. 

Additionally, Marko Khotynetskyi finished first in both the 100 yard backstroke with 49.18 finals time and the 200 yard IM with 1:52.40. And notably, Christian Bart took first for both the 100 yard breaststroke in 55.90 and the 100 yard freestyle at 45.36.

The women’s team recorded notable finishes from swimmers from a variety of events as well. Susan LaGrand took first in both the 100 yard backstroke in 56.01 and 200 yard backstroke at 2:03.17. Similarly,  Taylor Bailey came in first for both the 100 yard breaststroke with 1:04.86 and the 200 yard breaststroke with 2:19.73.

Additionally, Oakland secured the top finish for the men’s 400 yard freestyle relay with a final time of 3:36.16 with swimmers Christian BartHarry NicholsonJonas Cantrell, and Samuel McKenzie. 

Victoria SandersEllie Chalifoux, and Alyssa Ruhf competed in the three meter women’s diving event with scores of 256, 249, and 190, respectively. 

Scott Scrivano, Luke Lathrop, and Nick Schmid also competed in the three meter diving event for the men with scores of 244.13, 202.13, and 195. 

The Oakland Swim and Dive team will be bringing it back home to compete against the University of Michigan next Saturday, October 8, at noon. 

Courtesy: Miami (OH) Athletics

Miami University’s swimming and diving teams opened their 2022-23 season at home, splitting wins against Oakland University on Friday, Sept. 30, at Nixon Aquatic Center. The women’s team dominated, finishing 208-92, while the men’s team fell just short, coming in at 160-140.

How It Happened:

  • The RedHawks took first in both the women’s and men’s 200 medley relay. For the women, Jenna HallidayEmma SchuelerMcKenzie Reid and Nicole Maier combined for a time of 1:43.89. The men brought in Owen BlazerAdrian DulayHenju Duvenhage and Pedro Gueiros for the win, finishing with a combined time of 1:31.18.
  • Miami freshman Greta Kolbeck finished first in three solo events across the meet: the 200 freestyle (1:49.77), alongside Mollie Lumsden in third (1:54.62); the 100 freestyle (51.54), with Julia Waechter in third (52.05); and the 500 freestyle (4:54.04), where Audrey Conley finished second (5:08.17) and Katheryn Antonowich finished third (5:11.84).
  • Maier claimed two solo victories for the RedHawks, earning a 2:02.43 in the 200 butterfly and a 2:05.74 in the 200 IM. The former event also saw a third place finish from Erin Szczupakiewicz (2:05.09), while the latter had Emily Rinker coming in third (2:09.74).
  • Other first place finishes for the Miami women’s team included Conley in the 1000 freestyle (10:25.94), Waechter in the 50 freestyle (23.94) and Reid in the 100 butterfly (57.16).
  • For the men’s team, first place went to Gueiros in the 50 freestyle (20.84), Duvenhage in the 100 butterfly (50.01) and Evan Kindseth in the 1000 freestyle (9:36.84), who also finished second in the 500 freestyle (4:43.36).
  • Sara Lahrach-Sanchez finished second in two events, placing in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.14), along with Schueler in third (1:06.18), and the 200 breaststroke (2:23.28), along with Ashley Sego in third (2:25.38).
  • Madeline Padavic (100 back, 58.89), Taylor Connors (50 free, 23.95), Rinker (200 back, 2:06.03) and Szczupakiewicz (100 fly, 57.18) also had second place finishes for the women, as did Maguire Sheppard (200 fly, 1:53.76), Jack Herczeg (50 free, 21.02), Dulay (200 breast, 2:04.19) and Allen Cotton (200 IM, 1:54.28) for the men.
  • Coming in third for the women were Mady Bachmeier (100 back, 1:00.21), Honor Brodie-Foy (50 free, 23.98), Reese Dismukes (200 back, 2:06.38) and Maggie Patterson (100 fly, 57.81). The men’s team had third-place finishes from Yonatan Rosin (1000 free, 9:45.77 and 500 free, 4:44.69), Cotton (200 free, 1:42.36), Blazer (100 back, 51.27), Dulay (100 breast, 57.16), Herczeg (100 free, 45.89), Zach Bann (200 back, 1:52.62) and Sheppard (100 fly, 52.20).
  • Closing out the meet for the swimmers, the women’s team finished the 400 freestyle relay in first, with Kolbeck, Waechter, Halliday and Maier bringing in a combined time of 3:26.44. The men’s team came in second, earning a combined time of 3:04.74 from Herczeg, Matt Fetterman, Gueiros and Duvenhage.
  • In diving events, Sydney Rice and Jackson Miller finished first in both their events for Miami. Rice earned a score of 287.63 in the 1 meter dive and a 291.00 in the 3 meter dive, while Miller picked up scores of 295.00 in the 1 meter dive and 327.98 in the 3 meter dive. Mia Meinhardt finished second for the women’s team in the 1 meter dive (248.10) and 3 meter dive (259.00), as did John Dymond for the men’s team (1 meter dive, 287.00; 3 meter dive, 297.60). Victor Hearn came in third in both the 1 meter dive (248.00) and 3 meter dive (259.65).

Up Next:

  • Both men’s and women’s teams return to action for the RedHawks on the road against Cincinnati on Saturday, Oct. 8. Meet start time is set for 9 a.m. at Keating Aquatic Center.

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