Swimmers Stay Strong on Day Three of MIAA's

Swimmers Stay Strong on Day Three of MIAA's

Holland, Mich. - The Alma College swim and dive team wrapped up day three of the MIAA Championships on Friday (Feb. 22) with the women's holding on to the fifth spot and the men in sixth.

Prelims

  • Jennifer Ostrowski (Northville, Mich. / Northville) qualified for a spot in the finals of the women's 100 breaststroke race after finishing seventh in the prelims with a time of 1:08.84. Both Haven Westra (Jenison, Mich. / Jenison) and Allie Dilts (Belleville, Mich. / Belleville) also earned spots in the finals event later this evening. 
  • Eric Ferrara (Livonia, Mich. / Stevenson) swam the 200 freestyle in 1:47.07, finishing in 11th place to earn a spot in the consolation final. Also in 11th place in her race, Kate Lehman (Haslett, Mich. / Haslett) finished the 400 individual medley in 4:56.10 and qualified for the consolation finals.
  • Finishing the preliminary race in 59.16 seconds and in eighth place, Allison Brown (Spring Lake, Mich. / Spring Lake) qualified for the finals of the women's 100 backstroke. Claire Tembreull (Gladstone, Mich. / Gladstone Area), Caitlin Jodway (Westland, Mich. / Livonia Franklin), and Nathan Wilburn (Pinckney, Mich. Pinckney Community) will all swim in the consolation finals of the men's and women's 100 backstroke tonight in addition.  
  • Lehman finished the 400 individual medley prelims in 11th place with a time of 4:56.10 and will race in the consolation finals. 

Finals

  • The team of Allison Brown, Jennifer Ostrowski, Caitlin Jodway and Sarah Gaines finished the women's 200 medley relay in 1:52.10, just .5 seconds off the school record set in 2015.
  • Ostrowski finished eighth in the A finals for the 100 breaststroke, completing the race in 1:09.20. 
  • Lehman improved upon her time from the 400 individual medley prelims, taking 11th place in the finals with a time of 4:54.10. Cole Malhoit (Canton, Mich. / Canton) also swam in the consolation finals for the 400 IM on the men's side, finishing in 15th (4:34.21). 
  • In the finals of the men's 200 freestyle race, Ferrara again finished in 11th place, touching the wall at 1:46.23. 
  • The women's team remains in fifth place with 160 points, while the men are in sixth with 76 points and one day of competition to go. 

Up Next

The Scots will wrap up the MIAA Championships on Saturday (February 23), with preliminary events at 10:00 a.m. and the final races at 5:30 p.m.