By Emily Weiss, Sports Information Student Assistant
Kenosha, Wis. - The Alma College swim and dive teams completed the final day at the Carthage Invitational on Saturday (Dec. 7). The men's team took seventh with a total of 798 points, and the women's team took sixth with 1,056.
The men started off strong with a sixth-place finish by senior Cole Malhoit (Canton, Mich. / Canton), freshman Cameron Heintzelman (Kalamazoo, Mich. / Loy Norrix), freshman Josh Mushinski (Livonia, Mich. / Livonia Churchill), and freshman Nate Sutton (Livonia, Mich. / Livonia Churchill) in the 800 Yard Free Relay with a time of 7:43.57. Sutton continued to lead the men with a fifth-place finish in the 1650 yard freestyle (16:42.50) and sixth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:50.09).
The women were led by junior Alli Brown (Spring Lake, Mich. / Spring Lake) and sophomore Jennifer Ostrowski (Northville, Mich. / Northville). Brown took first in the 100-yard back with a time of 1:00.42. Ostrowski then placed third in the 100-yard breast with a time of 1:10.91. Brown, Ostrowski, freshman Emily Diener, and sophomore Sarah Gaines (Colorado Springs, Colo. / Liberty) also took seventh in the 400-yard medley relay in 4:13.10.
Alma will return to the pool Thursday (Dec. 19) against Davenport University in Fort Lauderdale at 2:00 p.m.