Day 3 Prelims of Horizon League Championships

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Women’s 400 IM
After winning the 200 IM last night, Oakland’s Patricia Aschan claims the top seed in the women’s 400 IM with a prelims time of 4:19.20. Aschan holds the league record in the event at a 4:16.84. Brie Hines from University of Illinois Chicago who won the 500 last night is seeded second going into finals at 4:22.78. While Addison Skogman from Milwaukee is seeded third at 4:23.08.

Men’s 400 IM
Mitchell Stover from Wright State reset his 200 IM record last night and is now seeded first going into finals of the men’s 400 IM. With a prelims time of 3:53.23, Stover will be the top qualifier. Behind him is Nicholas Halverson from Milwaukee at 3:55.86 and Gage Alleman from Cleveland State is seeded third at 3:55.88

Women’s 100 Fly
Emily Hayhow from Wright State claimed the top seed with a time of 53.76. Molly McNamara from Cleveland state is seeded second at 54.87, while Holly Morren from Oakland is seeded third at 55.29.

Men’s 100 Fly
Cleveland State holds the top two seeds in this event. Szymon Golczky is the first seed at 47.54 while teammate Phillip Sikatzki is seeded second at 48.02. Tony Eriksson from Oakland is seeded third at a 48.66.

Women’s 200 Free
Oakland’s Nikki Flynn swam the top prelims time and will be the first seed going into to finals with a time of 1:49.15. On Wednesday night Flynn lead off the 800 free relay and broke the Horizon League record with a time of 1:47.77. Viktoria Orosz from Youngstown State is right behind Flynn for the second seed with a time of 1:49.65, while Amanda Siehs from Milwaukee claimed the third seed at 1:50.26.

Men’s 200 Free
Lucas Osgood from Wright State went 1:38.51 this morning, which places in at the top seed going into finals. Oakland then put two swimmers in the second and third seed. A 1:39.12 from Jake Pearson puts him in the second seed and teammate Tuomas Kivilouma is in third with 1:39.19.

Women’s 100 Breast
Oakland women have the top three seeds in this event. Defending Horizon League champion and Horizon League record holder Takara Martin swam a 1:02.70 to put herself as the top seed. Rachel Waite is seeded second is only .06 behind her teammate to put her in second with a 1:02.76 and Melissa VanderMeulen is in the third seed at 1:03.25.

Men’s 100 Breast
Devon Nowicki from Oakland swam a time of 53.32 to put him as the top seed. Wright State’s Clement Quilliec is seeded second at a 54.89. Jacob Barson from Milwaukee is seeded third at 55.23.

Women’s 100 Back
Sara Bentley from Milwaukee is seeded first going into finals with a time of 54.79. Talia Sola-Galindo from Oakland is seeded second at 55.87. While Sofia Aledo Carmona is seeded third at 56.10.

Men’s 100 Back
Oakland has the top two seeds going into finals. Paul Hutch is the first seed at 48.82 while teammate John Ferrara is second at 49.06. Sikatzki came back from swimming the 100 fly to be the third seed at a 49.18 in the 100 back.

 

Swimmers in the Finals

Women

Milwaukee-17

Oakland-17

Green bay-14

University of Illinois Chicago-12

Cleveland State-9

Wright State-9

Youngstown State-2

Valpo-1

 

Men

Cleveland State-16

Oakland-16

Wright State-14

University of Illinois Chicago-11

Green Bay-10

Milwaukee-10

Valpo-3

 

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Author: Katlynn Emaus

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Katlynn Emaus is a freshman at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and is currently studying pre-physical therapy. Before swimming at Oakland, a NCAA Division I college, she trained with the Rapid Area YMCA Swimmers for 10 years. She also competed in pole vault in high school.

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