Athletics Communications Intern
MARQUETTE, Mich. - Northern Michigan University's Men's Swim and Dive team took on University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Saturday afternoon and came away with a 191-104 victory over the Pointers.
| RELAY TIME
Taking the 200-yard medley relay was senior Lajos Budai (Kecskemet, Hungary), freshman Roberto Camera (Rozzano, Italy), senior Maksim Kapustin (Minneapolis, Minn.), and freshman Ivan Amillo Escobedo (Valencia, Spain) with a time of 1:32.65.
The Wildcats also won the 400-yard freestyle relay with senior Michael Biclawski (Canton, Ohio), Camera, sophomore Levi Lewis (Little Rock, Ark.), and senior Jonas Reinhold (Nienhagen, Germany) touching at 3:11.65.
| TAKE THEM ALL
Junior Ondrej Zach (Rudolfov, Czech Republic) took the 1000-yard freestyle for NMU, touching the wall at 9:41.61. Zach also took the 200-yard butterfly, touching the wall at 1:56.09. In the 500-yard freestyle, Zach took his third win of the day, finishing with a time of 4:43.38.
Freshman Erikas Kapocius (Ignalina, Lithuania) also won both of his individual events. Kapocius took the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 54.41 as well as the 400-yard individual medley, touching the wall at 4:15.04
| RACE IT OUT
In a very close race, Amillo Escobedo and Reinhold competed in the 200-yard freestyle touching at 1:44.79 and 1:44.94 respectively to take the top two spots.
| INDIVIDUAL WINS
Amillo Escobedo took the 100-yard freestyle, touching the wall at 47.16. Lewis won the 200-yard backstroke for Northern, touching at 1:58.87.
In the 200-yard breastroke, Camera took it for the 'Cats with a time of 2:06.96.
| WILDCAT TAKEOVERS
In the 50-yard freestyle, Budai won with a time of 21.19, followed by junior Amir Saman Khajegi (Mashhad, Iran) at 21.79 and Biclawski who swam 22.33. Budai also took the 100-yard butterfly, finishing at 51.81.
In the 200-yard individual medley, the Wildcats took the top four places. Reinhold started the trend with a time of 1:59.11, followed by Busse with 2:02.69, Kapustin touched at 2:07.26, and sophomore Grant Combs (Clinton Township, Mich.) finished at 2:07.71.
| DIVING IN
Northern's divers took the 1-meter dive, with freshman Micah Currie (Blue Springs, Mo.) earning 437.05 points, achieving a new NMU pool record. Following Currie was freshman Ryan Leach (Colorado Springs, Colo.) with 448.20 points.
| UP NEXT
The Wildcats are travelling to Calvin, Ohio for the Calvin College Invitational on Thursday, December 5 beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing throughout the weekend.