Press Box


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ The Northern Michigan University womenâ€Â™s swimming and diving team completed the dual meet portion of theirschedule against Grand Valley State University on Saturday.  The Lakersdefeated the Aqua-â€Â˜Cats by a score of 182-60.


Larisa Graham won the lone event for NMU on the afternoonwhen she captured the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:42 .47.  Inthe same event Mimi Marschall was second (4:45.20) and Sarah Dobratz was third(4:57.97). 


Michelle Ruiz was second on both boards.  On the one-metershe scored 241.60 points and on the three-meter she tallied 226.35.  Dobratzwas second in the 100 backstroke (1:02.93) and teammate Marschall was second inthe 500 freestyle (5:23.44). 


The 400 freestyle relay of Marschall, Catt Dougherty,Lindsey Vermillion and Elieen Vallin were second in the event with a time of3:52.64. 


The team will not be in action again until they swim at theGLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships which will be held at Wayne State University from Feb. 16-19.



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director