October 9, 2007

Swimmers Hold Annual Green and Gold Meet

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University women’s swimming and diving team held its annual Green and Gold Meet on Saturday, Oct. 6. After the waves had settled the meet was a tie at 115 points each.
 
The Green won the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2:02.00 as members of the relay were KT Sweeney, Courtney Lowry, Megan Gerou and Mimi Marschall. Sarah Cempel swimming for the Green squad won the 1,000 freestyle with a clocking of 11:30.66.
 
The Green won the next three events as Emily Olson swam a 2:07.98 to win the 200 freestyle.   Sweeney then won the 50 freestyle (27.73) before Marschall captured the 200 I.M. (2:16.75).
 
Sarah Van Oss won an event for the Gold when she swam a 1:05.21 to take the 100 butterfly. Marschall picked up another win when she took the 100 freestyle (57.64). Sarah Dobratz swimming for the Gold won the 100 backstroke (1:06.95). Cempel won the second distance event of the meet as she swam a 5:43.27 in the 500 freestyle. 
 
Marschall won her fourth event of the meet when she won the last individual race of the day, the 100 breaststroke (1:15.11).
 
The Green took the final event as Cempel, Sweeney, Lindsey Kuehn and Olson swam a 1:52.27 to win the 200 freestyle relay.
 
The NMU team will swim and dive for real the weekend of Oct. 19-20 at St. Cloud State.
 
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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