The University of Findlay men and women's swimming and diving teams opened their seasons on Oct. 13 in Marquette, Michigan against Northern Michigan University. The men fell 177-77 while the women lost 155-99.
The women's team had three individuals capture first place on Friday. Amanda Stiegal won the 25-yard freestyle at 11.75, Hanna Cederholm secured first place in the 75-yard breaststroke with a time of 48.04 and Jenna Dasher claimed first in the 25-yard butterfly at 12.44.\
The men had six second place finishes at the event. Janko Radmanovic was second in the 25-yard freestyle at 10.16 and teamed with Trent Williams, Isaac Stretch and Parker Bull to claim the silver in the 125-yard freestyle relay with a time of 50.46.
Trae Gulgin finished as the runner-up in the 75-yard backstroke with a time of 39.19, Nathan Ladetto placed second in the 75-yard breaststroke at 45.43, Conner Whitaker took second in the 25-yard butterfly with a time of 11.06 and Nathan Bourne placed second in the 125-yard IM at 1:11.01.
The Oilers will compete against the Wildcats again on Saturday.