Press Box


DETROIT, Mich. - After two days at theGLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships, which are being held at Wayne State University,the Aqua-â€Â˜Cats are in fourth place with 158.50 points.  Indianapolis is leadingthe meet with 319 points.  Competition will continue through Saturday night. NMU won two events on the second day of swimming and diving.


On the first day of swimming the 200-yard medley relay ofSarah Dobratz, Larisa Graham, Anna Herman and Cricket Knight placed fifth witha time of 1:52.07.  Lindsey Vermillion swam the 1,000 on the first day as shewas 11th in the event (11:08.64).


The second day saw Michelle Ruiz capture the one-meterdiving event with 349.00 points.  Herman, Catt Dougherty, Mimi Marschall andKnight were all on the 200 freestyle relay that placed third with a time of1:40.68.  In the 500 freestyle two members of the team swam in the B-Final asDobratz was 11th (5:17.87) and Vermillion was 15th(5:26.11). 


Graham won the second event for the Aqua-â€Â˜Cats on the nightwhen she took home the 200 I.M. title in a clocking of 2:10.10. Ã‚  Marschall wasfourth in the event with a time of 2:13.56.  Herman placed 11th inthe I.M. to pick up points for the team (2:15.76).


Knight and Herman both placed in the 50 freestyle as theywere seventh (25.35) and 14th (25.53) respectively. 


Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director