Oilers Finish 5th At EMU

Oilers Finish 5th At EMU


The University of Findlay men's and women's swimming and diving teams completed the second day of the Eastern Michigan University Invitational on Saturday, December 1 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The women finished fourth with 383 points as the men's team took fifth with 104 points.

Kaley Holmstrom led the Oilers with a new school record in the 100 breaststroke, clocking in at 1:07.37 to land her an eighth place finish in the event.

Holmstrom, along with Isidora Yanez, Tanya Tikhonova and Emily Thomas, took seventh in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:53.54. Yanez placed tenth in the 100 back (1:01.55) and Tikhonova finished 12th (1:03.94) in the same event.

Holmstrom and Thomas teamed with Molly Cade and Annie Currin for seventh (4:04.69) in the 400 medley relay. In the 800 free relay, Thomas, Cade, Currin and Ailsa Hershaw finished seventh, clocking in at 7:57.75.

Currin and Thomas took 11th (1:58.87) and 12th (1:59.13) in the 200 free. Jillian Herbst generated a 12th place in the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.15.

Cade snatched 11th in the 50 free (24.87) and teamed with Thomas, Currin, and Tikhonova for sixth place finish in the 200 free relay (1:40.47).

On the men's side, Diego Santos placed 11th in the 100 back (54.00) and teamed with Anthony Calvillo, Colton Sayers, and Garrett Gardner for 11th in the 200 medley relay (1:45.52).

The 200 free relay team, consisting of David Conti, Calvillo, Gardner, and Jay Clinger, placed ninth with a time of 1:33.40. Conti took 12th in the 400 IM (4:37.92).

Sayers finished 13th in the 100 fly, clocking in at 55.19. The 400 medley relay team (Gardner, Conti, Sayers, Clinger) snatched ninth at 3:55.82.

At the Total Performance Invitational at Kenyon College, Maddie Bell took silver in the 3 meter dive with 373.05 points.

The Oilers will travel to Ada, Ohio to face both Ohio Northern and Defiance College. The meet is slated for 1 p.m.