Athletics Communications Intern
MARQUETTE, MICH. - The Northern Michigan University Men's Swim & Dive team made their 2019-20 season debut against the University of Findlay and came away with a 153-101 victory.
| TWO WHO TOOK TWO
Senior Lajos Budai (Kecskemet, Hungary) and freshman Roberto Camera (Rozzano, Italy) both took their two individual events. Budai won the 25-yard freestyle with a time of 9.81 and the 75-yard freestyle at 33.89. Following behind Budai in the 75 free were teammates freshman Ivan Amillo Escobedo (Valencia, Spain) with a time of 34.01 and senior Jonas Reinhold (Nienhagen, Germany) at 34.86. Camera won both the 25-yard breaststroke at 12.01 and the 75-yard breaststroke at 42.12.
| I'LL RACE YA
Winning the 25-yard butterfly for NMU was senior Maksim Kapustin (Minneapolis, Minn.), touching the wall at 10.65. Following closely behind Kapustin was sophomore Henry Bauer (Howell, Mich.), who finished with a time of 10.80.
| TOP THREE
Reinhold won the 175-yard freestyle, finishing at 1:31.80. Following him was junior Ondrej Zach (Rudolfov, Czech Republic) who touched at 1:33.75 and taking third was sophomore Grant Combs (Clinton Township, Mich.), with a time of 1:35.86.
| DIVING IN
Freshmen Micah Currie (Blue Springs, Mo.) and Ryan Leach (Colorado Springs, Colo.) took first and second respectively for the men's 1-meter diving. Currie had a score of 258.67 while Leach finished with 219.30 points.
| ENDING STRONG
The men finished the night strong by taking the 125-yard freestyle relay with a time of 50.32. Those competing were Budai, Reinhold, junior Amir Saman Khajegi (Mashhad, Iran), Bauer, and Amillo Escobedo.
| UP NEXT
The Wildcats compete again tomorrow at the PEIF pool beginning at 10 a.m.