The University of Findlay men's and women's swimming teams competed at Lake Erie College on Saturday, October 16 in Painesville, Ohio. The women's squad won 9-of-11 events to win 119-70 while the men fell 85-45.
On the women's side, Ailsa Hershaw won three events to lead the team as she took first in the 200-yard freestyle (2:00.38), first in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:27.92) and first in the 500-yard freestyle (5:16.79).
Tonya Tikhonova also had a hand in three wins, capturing first in the 200-yard IM (2:18.80), winning the gold in the 100-yard freestyle (56.28) and teaming with Emily Thomas, Samantha Reynolds and Nikki Schnell-McCoy to place first in the 400-yard freestyle (3:55.53.
Thomas also won the 50-yard freestyle (25.66) while Schnell-McCoy was first in the 200-yard backstroke (2:11.65).
Mallory Ament added a first place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:03.28).
On the men's side, Tim Andersson-Lind won the 500-yard freestyle (5:11.65) while John Bogart was first in the 50-yard freestyle (23.67).
The Oilers will be back in action again on October 24 against Clarion University in Clarion, Pennsylvania. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1 pm.