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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team sits in second place heading into the final day of competition at the Calvin College Invite from Venema Aquatic Center. The Wildcats trail only Grand Valley State.

In Friday’s events, sophomore Jordan Iverson broke a pool and meet record in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:31.52 for first place. Senior Gaby Alzaga also had a first place finish in the 100 backstroke (58.05).

Freshman Crystal Bennet finished second in the 200 freestyle while sophomore Debbi Lawrence was third in the 50 freestyle.

In the 100 breaststroke, senior Olga Budiansky, freshman Caitlyn Brenden and Lawrence finished three, four and five.

Madisen Sechena was third in the 400 IM and fifth in the 200 butterfly. Sophomore Emily Bourguignon finished fifth in the 100 backstroke and eighth in the 200 freestyle.

Diver sophomore Molly Kearney placed fourth in the three-meter dive with 409.3 points.

Sophomore Emily Brennan placed sixth in the 400 IM while senior Lauren Cockel was sixth in the 50 freestyle. Taylor Grim also had a top 10 finish in the 200 butterfly.

The 200 freestyle with Lawrence, Sechena, sophomore Tara Dowling and Cockels finished fourth.

NMU wraps up the invite on Saturday with morning preliminaries at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m.


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