Press Box


DETROIT, Mich. â€Â“ The third day ofcompetition at the GLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships is in the books. The water in the pool has settled and the Aqua-â€Â˜Cats sit in fifth place in thestandings with 256 points.  Indianapolis is leading the meet with 562 points.


For Northern Michigan University in the first event of thefinals which was the 400-yard I.M., Larisa Graham won her second event of themeet with a time of 4:35.53.  The time set a new pool record at Wayne State University.  The old record was 4:36.80 that was set by Lynn Schermer of Oakland University in 1990.  Mimi Marschall was fourth in the event with a time of4:42.87.  Anna Herman placed in the next event which was the 100 butterfly. She swan a 1:00.20 which was good for sixth place. 


Marschall scored points in her second event of the night asshe was eighth in the 200 freestyle (2:01.27).  Cricket Knight was 16thin the event (2:02.86).  Sarah Dobratz was 11th in the 100backstroke (1:03.02).


The final event of the day was the 800 freestyle relay.  Thetandem of Graham, Marschall, Lindsey Vermillion and Dobratz were third in theevent (7:58.19).


The meet will conclude tomorrow (Feb. 19).




Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director