LAWRENCE, Kan. – Northern Michigan University Swim & Dive sent 10 swimmers to the Collegiate National Open Water Championships in Lawrence, Kansas.
| WOMEN'S RESULTS
Sophomore Gabriella Spajic (Sydney, Australia/De La Salle Catholic College Cronulla) led the women's squad by finishing in 18th place with a time of 1:05:13.67. Coming in 51st place overall was sophomore Katharina Springhetti (Tramin, Italy/Auerora Specialized Secondary School for Economic Field), who clocked in at 1:10:07.34. Sophomore Cassandra Clark (Newport News, Va.) was the third NMU finisher and she posted a time of 1:14:00.48. Senior Sara Foucault (Whitewater, Wis.) rounded out the NMU finishers with a time of 1:16:05.84.
| MEN'S RESULTS
On the men's side, senior David Miranda (Vinaros, Spain/IES Jose Viloplane) led the team with a time of 1:02:10.43 to finish 18th overall. Senior Grantas Dapkus (Kaunas, Lithuania/Kaunas Saule), finishing in 1:03:05.79 took 21st. Clocking in at 1:03:15.45 was Jonas Reinhold (Nienhagen, Germany/Holty Gymnasium-Celle) to finish 27th.
Senior Curran Moffitt (Rochester Hills, Mich./Rochester) finishing 31st, timed at 1:03:21.95. Arnoldo Herrera (Heredia, Costa Rica/Saint Jude), with a 37th-place finish, finished with a time of 1:05:36.13.
Rounding out the finishers was sophomore Drew Del Papa (Warren, Mich./Oxford Virtual Academy) with a time of 1:08:39.83.
| TEAM RESULTS
As a team, the men finished seventh overall out of 12 teams but were the top non-Division I squad in the race.
The women finished in 13th place out of 14, and finished third among Division II teams.
| UP NEXT
The Wildcats will travel to Findlay, Ohio for their first competitive meet of the season October 5 where they will take on Findlay University. The next day, NMU will travel to Bowling Green State University to face Findlay and BGSU.