2007 MAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Recap

Updated 2/14/2007

On the opening night of the 2007 MAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship held at Eastern Michigan, Miami clinched first place in the 200 yard medley relay; clocking in at 1:44.11, shattering the MAC championship meet record (1.44.14) previously set by Ohio in 2000.

The RedHawks relay team consisted of senior Margaret Patrick (23.06), sophomore Malarie Schmidt (27.26) and freshmen Karen Frazier (28.50) and Allison Way (25.29). Ohio took second place with a time of 1:44.64 followed by Bowling Green in third (1:44.94), Toledo placed fourth (1:45.42) while Eastern Michigan rounded out the top five, clocking in at 1:45.81. Akron (1:45.86), Ball State (1:46.36) and Buffalo (1:46.39) finished sixth, seventh and eighth respectively.

Madeleine Pilchard, Alissa Richard, Hannah Burandt and Steph Cholyk of Eastern Michigan took home top honors in the 800 yard freestyle relay, setting new MAC and MAC championship meet records (7.21.80). Both records were previously held by Ohio set in 1990. Eastern Michigan’s time also qualified as a NCAA “B” cut time.

The 2007 MAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship will continue tomorrow, February 15 at 11 a.m. in the Jones Natatorium.

TEAM RANKINGS (End of Day one)

1. Eastern Michigan 68 1. Miami 68 1. Ohio 68 4. Bowling Green 62 4. Toledo 62 6. Akron 52 7. Ball State 48 8. Buffalo 44

 

Licensed to Eastern MI Univ. Jones Pool - Site License    Hy-Tek's Meet Manager
                  Women's MAC Swimming & Diving Championships                  
                   Weds February 14 to Sat February 17, 2007                   
                                    Results                                    
 
Event 1  Women 200 Yard Medley Relay
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        Pool: * 1:42.78        2005 Ann Arbor Pioneer                          
        Meet: ! 1:39.87        1993 Eastern Michigan                           
         MAC: # 1:44.14        2000 Ohio                                       
   NCAA Auto: A 1:31.01                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 1:42.47                                                        
    School                                               Seed     Finals        
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  1 Miami  'A'                                        1:45.22    1:44.11#       
     1) Schmidt, Malarie SO             2) Frazier, Karen FR              
     3) Way, Allison FR                 4) Patrick, Margaret SR           
       27.26    28.50    25.29    23.06                                    
  2 Ohio  'A'                                         1:47.05    1:44.64        
     1) Wylam, Emily JR                 2) Hahn-Lawson, Michaela JR       
     3) Destefano, Lindsey JR           4) Rico, Mallory JR               
       26.53    29.29    25.59    23.23                                    
  3 Bowling Green State .  'A'                        1:46.63    1:44.94        
     1) Yee, Alisha SO                  2) Richardson, Meg FR             
     3) Carriaga, Michael JR            4) Houck, Frankie FR              
       26.39    29.48    25.28    23.79                                    
  4 Toledo  'A'                                       1:47.19    1:45.42        
     1) Hazelton, Shannon SO            2) Gamelier, Kylie SO             
     3) Manard, Makenzie SR             4) Hinkleman, Liz JR              
       27.71    28.81    25.29    23.61                                    
  5 Eastern Michigan  'A'                             1:48.56    1:45.81        
     1) Steger, Mackenzie SR            2) Carson, Sheila FR              
     3) Miller, Jennifer SR             4) Lee Ha, Cat SO                 
       27.44    29.64    25.59    23.14                                    
  6 Akron  'A'                                        1:48.40    1:45.86        
     1) Karchner, Kendall FR            2) Young, Melissa SR              
     3) Beland, Danielle SR             4) Zielinski, Steph FR            
       27.10    29.48    25.61    23.67                                    
  7 Ball State  'A'                                   1:48.49    1:46.36        
     1) Jasmon, Katie FR                2) Del Rio, Addison JR            
     3) Johnson, Erin SR                4) Johnson, Kelly FR              
       27.57    29.52    25.75    23.52                                    
  8 Buffalo  'A'                                      1:48.66    1:46.39        
     1) Ballard, Jessica FR             2) Schaffert, Ashley FR           
     3) Eckert, Sam FR                  4) Palma, Sam FR                  
       27.32    29.72    25.61    23.74                                    
 
Event 2  Women 800 Yard Freestyle Relay
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        Pool: * 7:24.59        2001 Ohio                                       
        Meet: ! 7:24.59        1990 Ohio                                       
         MAC: # 7:24.59        1990 Ohio, Ohio                                 
   NCAA Auto: A 4:45.46                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 7:23.40                                                        
    School                                               Seed     Finals        
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  1 Eastern Michigan  'A'                             7:35.51    7:21.80B       
     1) Cholyk, Steph FR                2) Burandt, Hannah SO             
     3) Ricard, Alissa SO               4) Pilchard, Madeleine JR         
       25.84    54.45  1:23.24  1:52.18    25.81    53.53  1:21.98  1:50.90
       24.95    53.19  1:21.89  1:50.95    24.54    52.12  1:20.16  1:47.77
  2 Ohio  'A'                                         7:36.81    7:26.57        
     1) Drozin, Caitlin FR              2) Souza, Carine FR               
     3) Marion, Ashley SO               4) Petersen, Ilse JR              
       26.03    54.20  1:23.55  1:53.19    25.52    53.62  1:22.95  1:52.66
       17.11    53.83  1:22.02  1:51.10    24.80    52.35  1:20.65  1:49.62
  3 Toledo  'A'                                       8:02.82    7:28.88        
     1) Henning, Brie SR                2) Cusak, Ashley FR               
     3) Manard, Makenzie SR             4) Cormack, Caitlin FR            
       25.46    52.91  1:20.29  1:48.32    26.04    55.33  1:24.72  1:53.01
       25.56    54.06  1:23.39  1:52.95    25.48    53.97  1:23.71  1:54.60
  4 Bowling Green State .  'A'                        7:45.32    7:30.44        
     1) Keating, Caroline SR            2) Wright, Jen JR                 
     3) Yee, Alisha SO                  4) Jordan, Sami SO                
       25.91    53.56  1:22.72  1:52.51    25.14    52.77  1:21.18  1:50.75
       26.42    54.90  1:23.91  1:53.65    14.72    55.30  1:25.10  1:53.53
  5 Miami  'A'                                        7:38.02    7:32.13        
     1) Bezier, Kristen JR              2) Stevens, Allison SO            
     3) Stephens, Kathyrn JR            4) Seymour, Ashley SR             
       26.20    54.40  1:23.16  1:53.16    25.18    53.04  1:21.72  1:51.29
       26.19    55.23  1:24.91  1:54.51    25.87    54.42  1:23.46  1:53.17
  6 Akron  'A'                                        7:40.62    7:33.29        
     1) Beland, Danielle SR             2) Collins, Cathryn FR            
     3) Bombrys, Kylie FR               4) Parr, Lauren FR                
       26.61    54.83  1:23.77  1:52.96    25.53    53.75  1:22.81  1:52.34
       26.24    55.04  1:24.44  1:54.30    25.40    54.23  1:24.07  1:53.69
  7 Ball State  'A'                                   7:49.16    7:39.37        
     1) Kehe, Sarah FR                  2) Sayler, Brittany SR            
     3) Brinkoetter, Mary SR            4) Huang, Michelle JR             
       26.06    54.15  1:23.47  1:54.08    25.69    54.56  1:24.24  1:54.27
       25.42    54.00  1:23.96  1:54.03    26.48    56.04  1:26.14  1:56.99
  8 Buffalo  'A'                                      7:47.66    7:44.53        
     1) Stephenson, Frances SR          2) Dale, Kim FR                   
     3) Ballard, Jessica FR             4) Walkinshaw, Kahla SR           
       27.05    55.87  1:25.61  1:55.55    27.17    57.04  1:27.10  1:56.69
       25.98    55.05  1:25.66  1:56.56    25.63    54.68  1:24.85  1:55.73
 
                    Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 2                    
 
  1. Eastern Michigan                     68   1. Ohio                                 68
  1. Miami                                68   4. Bowling Green State .                62
  4. Toledo                               62   6. Akron                                52
  7. Ball State                           48   8. Buffalo                              44