Findlay Falls to Ohio Wesleyan

Findlay Falls to Ohio Wesleyan


The University of Findlay swimming and diving teams competed against Ohio Wesleyan at home on Friday, January 18. The women defeated the Battling Bishops 183-98 as the men fell 198-69.

The Oilers took home an astounding 19 individual first place finishes as well as two top honors for relay teams.

Kaley Holmstrom was a part of four first place finishes, including three individual golds. As part of the 200 medley relay team, Holmstrom, Isidora Yanez, Jillian Herbst, and Molly Cade clocked in at 1:52.06 for first. Holmstrom also touched the wall first in the 100 breast (1:07.54), 200 breast (2:28.80), and 200 IM (2:16.85).

Cade snatched the gold in both the 200 fly (2:13.87) and 100 fly (59.67). The 200 free relay team, consisting of Cade, Ailsa Hershaw, Annie Currin, and Emily Thomas, finished first with a time of 1:42.93. Hershaw placed first in the 100 back (1:02.45) while Tanya Tikhonova snatched the number one spot in the 200 back (2:14.75).

Currin took top honors in both the 1000 free (10:56.45) and 500 free (5:23.76). Thomas generated three gold places with times of 1:58.77 in the 200 free,54.80 in the 100 free, and 25.70 in the 50 free.

Maddie Bell came out on top for both the 1 meter (229.81) and 3 meter (234.53) dives.

On the men's side, Diego Santos took gold in the 100 back (57.21), 200 back (2:14.04), and 100 fly (54.93). Colton Sayers placed first in the 200 fly at 2:02.42 and 500 free at 5:03.94, respectively.

The Oilers will be back in action on Saturday, January 26, for the Wayne State Diving Invitational in Detroit, MI.