OXFORD, Ohio. November 8. ALLISON Stevens won three events and Kelsey Anagnos swept both diving events as Miami's swimming and diving squad topped Bowling Green, 182-116, at the Nixon Aquatic Center. The victory improved Miami's dual meet record in Mid-American Conference competition to a perfect 4-0. The RedHawks are 6-1 overall.
The action began positively with Miami's 400-yard medley relay team of junior Kasey Carpenter, freshman Kelsey Vehr, sophomore Nicole Roddenbery and Stevens clocking a first-place time of 3:56.66.
In event three, senior Alyson Schmidt took first in the 200 freestyle with a personal record of 1:54.60, with Carpenter right behind at 1:56.28.
In the 100 backstroke, sophomore Megan Brunn won top honors in a time of 1:05.41.
Miami went 1-2 in event seven, the 50 free, with Stevens finishing first at :24.03 and sophomore Carly Gibson placing second with a PR of :24.62.
In the 100 freestyle, senior Malarie Schmidt sprinted to victory with a PR of :52.65. Teammates Jordan Koletic also had a PR of :53.70, while Jennifer Nemeth placed third at :54.04. That 1-2-3 finish vaulted Miami to a 93-57 lead halfway through the meet.
The RedHawks' Anagnos, Melissa Roemmele and Rachel Smith placed 1-2-3, respectively, in the one-meter diving event. The trio duplicated its 1-2-3 finish in the three-meter diving competition.
Event nine, the 100 free, saw another 1-2-3 finish for Miami. Malarie Schmidt took first (:52.65), followed by Koletic (:53.70) and Nemeth (:54.04).
In the 200-yard breaststroke, senior Paige Iversen posted a time of 2:24.74. It was her first victory of the season.
Vehr and sophomore Allison Way placed first and second in the 500 freestyle, charting respective times of 5:10.25 and 5:11.49.
Stevens won her third event of the day in the 100 butterfly, clocking a time of :57.52. Gibson and Alyson Schmidt finished in second and third place.
Other personal bests were posted on Saturday by Lauren Wallace in the 1000 free (10:43.56), Chelsey Bruington in the 100 backstroke (:59.78), Malarie Schmidt in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.44), and Way in the 1000 free (10:47.94).
Special thanks to Miami University for contributing this report.