The University of Findlay men's and women's swimming and diving teams hosted Urbana University and Ursuline College on Friday, November 12. The women's team defeated Urbana 84-15 and Ursuline 84-9. The men's team lost 93-38 to Urbana and won 49-0 over Ursuline.
On the women's side, Ailsa Hershaw set two school records and won three events to pace the team.
She finished first in the 400-yard IM with a school record breaking time of 4:43.38, was first in the 200-yard breaststroke with a school record breaking time of 2:27.10 and also captured top honors in the 200-yard backstroke at 2:09.63.
The Oilers 200-yard medley relay team of Emily Thomas, Tanya Tikhonova, Jillian Herbst and Samantha Reynolds captured first place at 1:58.89 while their 200-yard freestyle relay team of Herbst, Nikki Schnell-McCoy, Reynolds and Sarah Waidel earned top honors at 1:48.98.
Schnell-McCoy was also first in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:07.30) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:23.95), Thomas was first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:58.76) and 100-yard freestyle (54.98) and Tikhonova and Herbst added first place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (25.67) and 200-yard butterfly (2:19.80), respectively.
In diving, Maddie Bell broke the 11-dive school record in the 1-meter with 404.60 points.
On the men's side, John Bogart took home first place finishes in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:15.81) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:24.26) while David Conti captured top honors in the 400-yard IM (4:35.27).
The Oilers will be back in action again on November 19-20 at the Doug Coers Invitational in Muncie, Indiana.