MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s swimming and diving team participated in a double-dual at the PEIFPool on Saturday along with Wayne State and Hillsdale.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Aqua-ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats droppedboth ends to WSU 186-97 and to HC 139-138.
Anna Herman placed third in the 100-yard butterfly (1:02.44)while teammate Emily Olson was fourth (1:05.34).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ In the womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s 1000freestyle, Courtney Lowry led the squad with a fourth place showing (11:26.11).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The 200 freestyle saw Katie Stamerjohn place third (2:07.04).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Olson came backto finish third in the 50 freestyle (26.01).
Mimi Marschall swam a 4:48.32 in the 400 I.M., which was goodfor second place.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Michelle Ruiz then won the first of her two victories of theday on the one-meter board with a score of 252.90.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ A couple of events latershe captured the three-meter board (260.93).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ After the one-meter board, Hermanwas second in the 200 butterfly (2:21.40) while teammate Lowry was fourth (2:23.42).
Marschall was the top finisher for NMU in the 100 freestylewith a 56.80, which was good for fourth place.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sarah Dobratz in the nextevent, the 200 backstroke was third (2:17.29).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The final event of the meet,the 200 freestyle relay saw the team of Olson, Marschall, Dobratz and Hermanswim a 1:46.32 for second place.
The squad will be back in action the weekend of Dec. 2-3 atthe Minnesota-Moorehead Invitational.