Northern Iowa Destroys South Dakota 203-96

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November 05th, 2016 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Stats

  • Complete results
  • Hosted by Northern Iowa
  • November 4, 2016
  • 25 yards, women’s dual meet
  • Score
    • Northern Iowa 203, South Dakota 96

Press Release

Courtesy of Northern Iowa Athletics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa–The University of Northern Iowa women’s swimming and diving team was in action tonight as they hosted the University of South Dakota Coyotes. The Panthers defeated the Coyotes, 203-96.

The 400 Medley team grabbed the first victory for the Panthers, timing in at three minutes, fifty-three seconds and 94 hundredths of a second. The team consisted of Katie Taylor, Moriah Ross, Crystal Florman and Molly Lembezeder. Florman and Lembezeder would team up with Rachel Siebenaller and Autumn Roepsch to win the 400 free relay, timing in at 3:34.86.

Lembezeder grabbed individual honors as well tonight with a first place finish in the 200 freestyle, timing in at 1:54.11. Lembezeder also grabbed the first place spot in the 100 freestyle, timing in at 52.48.

Senior Stephanie Jackson nabbed first place in the 200 butterfly, timing in at 2:12.17. Kelsey Ostrowski followed in at second with a time of 2:13.16.

The Panthers took 1-2-3 in the 100 breaststroke. Ross led the Panthers with a time of 1:06.86. Veronica Herrmann and Roepsch would follow, timing in at 1:07.26 and 1:08.29, respectively.

The Panthers would also take first and second in the 200 breaststroke. Ross and Herrmann competed for times of 2.26.38 and 2.26.59, respectively.

Freshmen Kylie Engstrom and Jordan McCullough took first and third place in the 1000 freestyle. Engstrom timed in at 10:44.10 for first and McCullough followed at third, timing in at 10:55.25.

Taylor grabbed another first place finish in the 100 backstroke, timing in at 57.17. Madison Rinaldi followed in second at 59.80.

Taylor would more first places to her plate tonight, grabbing them in the 200 backstroke and 200 IM. Taylor grabbed a time of 2:03.82 in the 200 backstroke and a 2:08.49 in the 200 IM.

Florman swam into first place in the 50 freestyle, timing in at 24.26. Florman would edge out South Dakota’s Hannah Gupton in the 100 butterfly, timing in at 58.92.

Siebenaller edged out fellow Panther’s swimmer, McCullough, to win the 500 freestyle, Siebenaller timed in at 5:14.96 with McCullough following at 5:15.46.


Alyssa Deuso led the Panthers in the 1-meter diving with a score of 199.26. Hannah Brummel and Emma Billerbeck would follow with scores of 190.27 and 189.66, respectively.

In 3-meter diving action, Brummel led the Panthers into third place with a dive score of 225.22. Billerbeck would follow at 221.02 and Deuso rounded out the group with a score of 207.90.

Next Time in the Pool

The Panthers return to action, Friday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. hosting the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits.

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Press Release

Courtesy of South Dakota Athletics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, — Senior Greysen Hertting led the women’s swimming and diving team as she captured both the one- and three-meter diving titles against the Northern Iowa Panthers Friday night at the Glen F. Henry Wellness & Recreation Center. The Panthers came out on top and beat the Coyotes 203-96.

Hertting scored 255.97 points on the one-meter dive. Sophomores Sarah Schank and Samantha Norlin joined Hertting in the top three as the Coyotes swept the one-meter board. Schank was second with 243.00 and Norlin was third with 223.79. Hertting added the three-meter title with a score of 277.43 and Schank made it two runner-up finishes with a score of 239.32.

Sophmore Hannah Gupton, freshmen Charlie Mechling and Sabrina Sabadeanu led the swimming team with two top-three individual performances apiece.

Gupton placed second in the 100-yard butterfly and touched in at fifty-nine seconds and 12 hundredths of a second.  She finished third in the 200-yard fly with a time of 2:13.77. Mechling came in second in the 200-yard individual medley timing in at 2:153.87. She was third in the 200-yard free and finished with a time of 1:57.25. The two combined with junior Kellee Lekavy and senior Tayler Kirtley for a runner-up finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a final time of 3:46.61.

Sabadeanu placed third in the 100- and the 200-yard backstroke with times of 1:00.29 and 2:10.48, respectively.

Four more Coyotes finished in the top-three of individual events. Freshman Jordan Thielbar was the runner-up in the 1,000-yard free with a time of 10:51.41. Senior Allie Pfauth was third in the 50-yard free with 25.81, junior Kelly Howell took third in the 200-yard breaststroke with 2:33.48 and sophomore Quinn Fawcett placed third in the 500-yard free with 5:17.16.

The Coyotes are back in the pool at the Minnesota Invite in Minneapolis, Minn. The invite starts Thursday.

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