Miami Takes the Lead at Women's Swimming and Diving Championships

Updated 2/28/2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bowling Green, OH ? Miami University took a slight 31.5 point leads over second place 
Ohio University after day three of the 2009 Mid-American Conference women’s swimming
and diving championships.
 
The RedHawks won the 400 medley relay in a time of 3:39.65, setting a championship record, 
and also received an individual title in the 100 breaststroke from Kelsey Vehr. In the prelims of
the event, Vehr set a meet record with her time of 1:00.48.
 
Ohio’s Rachel Heim earned two first place finishes, sweeping the 100 fly in 53.47 and the 100 
backstroke in a a championships record time of 54.65. The Bobcats' Ashley Marion also set a
championships record in winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:15.37.
 
Eastern Michigan’s Alissa Ricard won the 200 free in a time of 1:46.23.
 
Competition concludes Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. Results can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.
 
 
 
Licensed to SRC - Bowling Green State Univ      HY-TEK's Meet Manager 2/28/2009
                  Women's MAC Swimming & Diving Championships                  
                       February 25 to February 28, 2009                        
                       Team Rankings - Through Event 13                        
 
                              Women - Team Scores                              
            Place School                                          Points
       ===================================================================
1 Miami University                  430  
2 Ohio University                    398.5
3 University of Toledo             397.5
4 Eastern Michigan                 322.5
5 University at Buffalo             233  
6 The University of Akron         226  
7 Bowling Green State Univ.     199  
8 Ball State University              132.5
 
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                                       HY-TEK's Meet Manager 2/28/2009 06:33 AM
                  Women's MAC Swimming & Diving Championships                  
                       February 25 to February 28, 2009                        
                                    Results                                    
 
Event 8  Women 400 Yard Medley Relay
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        Pool: * 3:46.98             Ohio University                            
        Meet: ! 3:44.15        2000 Ohio University                            
         MAC: # 3:41.98        2009 Miami of Ohio                              
   NCAA Auto: & 3:32.56                                                        
   NCAA Cons: % 3:41.07                                                        
    School                                                        Finals        
===============================================================================
  1 Miami University-OH                                         3:39.65% 
     1) Schmidt, Malarie SR             2) Vehr, Kelsey SO                
     3) Way, Allison JR                 4) Stevens, Allison SR            
                  26.89       55.48 (55.48)     1:23.98 (28.50)   1:56.05 (1:00.57)
        2:20.81 (24.76)     2:49.86 (53.81)     3:13.49 (23.63)     3:39.65 (49.79)
  2 University of Toledo-OH                                     3:40.38% 
     1) Reissig, Meg JR                 2) Gamelier, Kylie SR             
     3) Thompson, Amanda SO             4) Heckroth, Laura SO             
                  27.15       55.76 (55.76)     1:23.87 (28.11)   1:56.79 (1:01.03)
        2:21.29 (24.50)     2:50.13 (53.34)     3:13.83 (23.70)     3:40.38 (50.25)
  3 Ohio University-OH                                          3:42.88! 
     1) Marion, Ashley SR               2) Schaefer, Allison JR           
     3) Cecere, Amanda SO               4) Bower, Chelsey JR              
                  27.20       55.66 (55.66)     1:24.82 (29.16)   1:59.23 (1:03.57)
        2:24.48 (25.25)     2:53.59 (54.36)     3:17.25 (23.66)     3:42.88 (49.29)
  4 University at Buffalo-NI                                    3:44.39* 
     1) Sorg, Rachel SR                 2) Marecki, Brynn FR              
     3) Eckert, Sam JR                  4) Koltz, Jessie SO               
                  26.95       55.65 (55.65)     1:24.20 (28.55)   1:57.75 (1:02.10)
        2:23.33 (25.58)     2:53.09 (55.34)     3:16.82 (23.73)     3:44.39 (51.30)
  5 The University of Akron-LE                                  3:44.85* 
     1) Karchner, Kendall JR            2) Zielinski, Steph JR            
     3) Bulkowski, Emily SR             4) Collins, Cathryn JR            
                  27.68       56.20 (56.20)     1:25.06 (28.86)   1:58.68 (1:02.48)
        2:24.22 (25.54)     2:53.93 (55.25)     3:18.24 (24.31)     3:44.85 (50.92)
  6 Bowling Green State Univ.-OH                                3:45.15* 
     1) Jordan, Sami SR                 2) Rom, Amanda FR                 
     3) Burston, Sarah SO               4) Richardson, Meg JR             
                  27.29       56.34 (56.34)     1:26.35 (30.01)   2:00.37 (1:04.03)
        2:25.32 (24.95)     2:55.32 (54.95)     3:18.71 (23.39)     3:45.15 (49.83)
  7 Eastern Michigan-MI                                         3:46.69* 
     1) Maraskine, Sarah FR             2) Durand, Ashley SR              
     3) Moser, Leeza JR                 4) Ricard, Alissa SR              
                  27.68       57.29 (57.29)     1:26.13 (28.84)   1:59.91 (1:02.62)
        2:25.84 (25.93)     2:56.91 (57.00)     3:20.52 (23.61)     3:46.69 (49.78)
  8 Ball State University-IN                                    3:49.49  
     1) Saulters, Nicole FR             2) Harger, Lauren SR              
     3) Gramelspacher, Maria SO         4) Bylsma, Katie SO               
                  27.63       57.54 (57.54)     1:27.22 (29.68)   2:02.25 (1:04.71)
        2:28.32 (26.07)     2:58.67 (56.42)     3:22.67 (24.00)     3:49.49 (50.82)
 
Event 9  Women 400 Yard IM
===============================================================================
        Pool: * 4:15.37             Ashley Marion, Ohio                        
        Meet: ! 4:15.37        2009 Ashley Marion, Ohio                        
         MAC: # 4:15.37        2009 Ashley Marion, Ohio                        
   NCAA Auto: & 4:07.33                                                        
   NCAA Cons: % 4:17.23                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
===============================================================================
A - Final
  1 Marion, Ashley            SR Ohio-OH              4:20.97    4:15.37* 
                  28.23     1:00.42 (32.19)     1:32.23 (31.81)     2:03.98 (31.75)
        2:41.05 (37.07)     3:17.28 (36.23)     3:46.54 (29.26)     4:15.37 (28.83)
  2 Cormack, Caitlin          JR Toledo-OH            4:18.23    4:17.56  
                  27.17       57.99 (30.82)     1:32.24 (34.25)     2:06.79 (34.55)
        2:42.67 (35.88)     3:19.60 (36.93)     3:48.81 (29.21)     4:17.56 (28.75)
  3 Vehr, Kelsey              SO Miami-OH             4:20.88    4:19.51  
                  26.89       58.34 (31.45)     1:32.56 (34.22)     2:06.87 (34.31)
        2:41.65 (34.78)     3:18.08 (36.43)     3:49.01 (30.93)     4:19.51 (30.50)
  4 Partridge, Samantha       FR Eastern Michigan-MI  4:23.96    4:20.06  
                  28.31     1:00.20 (31.89)     1:33.12 (32.92)     2:04.77 (31.65)
        2:42.83 (38.06)     3:21.52 (38.69)     3:51.66 (30.14)     4:20.06 (28.40)
  5 Reissig, Meg              JR Toledo-OH            4:24.04    4:20.24  
                  28.41     1:00.27 (31.86)     1:32.12 (31.85)     2:03.85 (31.73)
        2:41.79 (37.94)     3:19.79 (38.00)     3:50.56 (30.77)     4:20.24 (29.68)
  6 Moser, Leeza              JR Eastern Michigan-MI  4:23.91    4:20.95  
                  27.83       59.13 (31.30)     1:32.10 (32.97)     2:04.38 (32.28)
        2:42.66 (38.28)     3:21.34 (38.68)     3:51.89 (30.55)     4:20.95 (29.06)
  7 Ballard, Jessica          JR Buffalo-NI           4:23.08    4:23.03  
                  28.28     1:00.68 (32.40)     1:33.42 (32.74)     2:05.88 (32.46)
        2:42.91 (37.03)     3:21.43 (38.52)     3:52.25 (30.82)     4:23.03 (30.78)
  8 Ehresman, Mary            JR Ball State-IN        4:25.41    4:25.47  
                  27.57       59.50 (31.93)     1:33.32 (33.82)     2:06.72 (33.40)
        2:45.42 (38.70)     3:24.66 (39.24)     3:55.21 (30.55)     4:25.47 (30.26)
B - Final
  9 Schirmers, Alie           FR Buffalo-NI           4:25.59    4:23.65  
                  28.40     1:00.80 (32.40)     1:34.58 (33.78)     2:07.57 (32.99)
        2:45.20 (37.63)     3:23.42 (38.22)     3:54.57 (31.15)     4:23.65 (29.08)
  9 Chomicz, Petra            FR Ohio-OH              4:25.80    4:23.65  
                  28.45     1:00.67 (32.22)     1:34.36 (33.69)     2:07.74 (33.38)
        2:45.18 (37.44)     3:23.31 (38.13)     3:54.19 (30.88)     4:23.65 (29.46)
 11 Witham, Kristen           FR Ohio-OH              4:25.58    4:25.58  
                  28.14     1:00.55 (32.41)     1:35.19 (34.64)     2:09.13 (33.94)
        2:46.84 (37.71)     3:25.44 (38.60)     3:55.94 (30.50)     4:25.58 (29.64)
 12 Yu, Vicky                 FR Bowling Green-OH     4:28.15    4:25.69  
                  27.09       58.56 (31.47)     1:32.56 (34.00)     2:05.83 (33.27)
        2:45.79 (39.96)     3:26.59 (40.80)     3:57.03 (30.44)     4:25.69 (28.66)
 13 Lonsdale, Chantelle       SR Eastern Michigan-MI  4:30.30    4:29.05  
                  28.44     1:01.25 (32.81)     1:35.35 (34.10)     2:09.00 (33.65)
        2:47.65 (38.65)     3:26.94 (39.29)     3:58.78 (31.84)     4:29.05 (30.27)
 14 Hurst, Emily              JR Ball State-IN        4:31.39    4:30.32  
                  28.37     1:01.50 (33.13)     1:37.07 (35.57)     2:13.19 (36.12)
        2:49.69 (36.50)     3:27.61 (37.92)     4:00.07 (32.46)     4:30.32 (30.25)
 15 Games, Annika             FR Ohio-OH              4:27.97    4:30.70  
                  28.58     1:02.02 (33.44)     1:34.86 (32.84)     2:07.58 (32.72)
        2:48.71 (41.13)     3:30.80 (42.09)     4:01.92 (31.12)     4:30.70 (28.78)
 16 Huber, Stacey             SO Ohio-OH              4:31.34    4:32.28  
                  29.08     1:01.57 (32.49)     1:36.41 (34.84)     2:10.82 (34.41)
        2:51.04 (40.22)     3:32.20 (41.16)     4:02.80 (30.60)     4:32.28 (29.48)
 
Event 10  Women 100 Yard Butterfly
===============================================================================
        Pool: * 53.47             Rachel Heim, Ohio                            
        Meet: ! 53.47        2009 Rachel Heim, Ohio                            
         MAC: # 53.47        2009 Rachel Heim, Ohio                            
   NCAA Auto: & 52.02                                                          
   NCAA Cons: % 54.10                                                          
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
===============================================================================
A - Final
  1 Heim, Rachel              SO Ohio-OH                54.28      53.47* 
                  25.06       53.47 (28.41)                                        
  2 Cecere, Amanda            SO Ohio-OH                54.26      54.50  
                  26.15       54.50 (28.35)                                        
  3 Thompson, Amanda          SO Toledo-OH              55.03      54.57  
                  25.26       54.57 (29.31)                                        
  4 Way, Allison              JR Miami-OH               54.79      54.61  
                  25.58       54.61 (29.03)                                        
  5 Yu, Vicky                 FR Bowling Green-OH       55.32      54.67  
                  25.54       54.67 (29.13)                                        
  6 Burston, Sarah            SO Bowling Green-OH       54.67      54.83  
                  25.50       54.83 (29.33)                                        
  7 Roddenbery, Nicole        SO Miami-OH               55.13      55.78  
                  25.76       55.78 (30.02)                                        
  8 Torres, Elisa             SO Eastern Michigan-MI    55.72      55.96  
                  26.27       55.96 (29.69)                                        
B - Final
  9 Eckert, Sam               JR Buffalo-NI             56.73      55.66  
                  26.08       55.66 (29.58)                                        
 10 Gramelspacher, Maria      SO Ball State-IN          56.79      55.79  
                  26.45       55.79 (29.34)                                        
 11 Bulkowski, Emily          SR Akron-LE               56.40      56.03  
                  26.40       56.03 (29.63)                                        
 12 Palma, Sam                JR Buffalo-NI             56.53      56.05  
                  25.77       56.05 (30.28)                                        
 13 Poitinger, Ashley         JR Ohio-OH                56.45      56.42  
                  25.73       56.42 (30.69)                                        
 14 Harper, Liz               SO Bowling Green-OH       56.79      56.54  
                  26.49       56.54 (30.05)                                        
 15 Hostetler, Sara           FR Ball State-IN          56.66      56.93  
                  26.70       56.93 (30.23)                                        
 15 Drozin, Caitlin           JR Ohio-OH                57.01      56.93  
                  26.79       56.93 (30.14)                                        
 
Event 11  Women 200 Yard Freestyle
===============================================================================
        Pool: * 1:46.23             Alissa Ricard, Eastern Michigan            
        Meet: ! 1:46.11        2008 Madeleine Pilchard, Eastern Michigan       
         MAC: # 1:45.36        2008 Madeleine Pilchard, Eastern Michigan       
   NCAA Auto: & 1:44.02                                                        
   NCAA Cons: % 1:48.18                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
===============================================================================
A - Final
  1 Ricard, Alissa            SR Eastern Michigan-MI  1:47.10    1:46.23* 
                  24.58       51.29 (26.71)     1:18.33 (27.04)     1:46.23 (27.90)
  2 Stevens, Allison          SR Miami-OH             1:48.11    1:47.69% 
                  25.07       51.75 (26.68)     1:19.42 (27.67)     1:47.69 (28.27)
  3 Schmidt, Alyson           SR Miami-OH             1:48.64    1:48.05% 
                  25.02       52.50 (27.48)     1:20.53 (28.03)     1:48.05 (27.52)
  4 Heckroth, Laura           SO Toledo-OH            1:48.24    1:48.19  
                  25.43       52.71 (27.28)     1:20.64 (27.93)     1:48.19 (27.55)
  5 Dyer, Jacy                SO Toledo-OH            1:49.08    1:48.29  
                  25.99       53.34 (27.35)     1:21.16 (27.82)     1:48.29 (27.13)
  6 Radke, Sarah              FR Miami-OH             1:48.69    1:48.69  
                  25.27       52.87 (27.60)     1:20.71 (27.84)     1:48.69 (27.98)
  7 Burandt, Hannah           SR Eastern Michigan-MI  1:49.05    1:49.41  
                  25.50       52.58 (27.08)     1:20.49 (27.91)     1:49.41 (28.92)
  8 Bower, Chelsey            JR Ohio-OH              1:48.26    1:50.34  
                  25.17       52.87 (27.70)     1:21.27 (28.40)     1:50.34 (29.07)
B - Final
  9 Kowalski, Sarah           SO Eastern Michigan-MI  1:49.68    1:49.38  
                  25.90       54.06 (28.16)     1:21.59 (27.53)     1:49.38 (27.79)
 10 Traylor, Amanda           SO Ohio-OH              1:51.14    1:49.49  
                  25.59       53.28 (27.69)     1:21.56 (28.28)     1:49.49 (27.93)
 11 Collins, Cathryn          JR Akron-LE             1:49.89    1:50.27  
                  25.81       53.66 (27.85)     1:21.96 (28.30)     1:50.27 (28.31)
 12 Bruington, Chelsey        FR Miami-OH             1:49.56    1:50.51  
                  26.07       53.89 (27.82)     1:22.03 (28.14)     1:50.51 (28.48)
 13 French, Maggie            SR Miami-OH             1:51.09    1:50.88  
                  26.18       54.56 (28.38)     1:22.81 (28.25)     1:50.88 (28.07)
 14 Souza, Carine             SR Ohio-OH              1:51.36    1:51.32  
                  26.31       54.47 (28.16)     1:23.06 (28.59)     1:51.32 (28.26)
 15 Gregos, Julia             JR Akron-LE             1:51.66    1:51.85  
                  26.43       54.66 (28.23)     1:23.68 (29.02)     1:51.85 (28.17)
 16 Corcoran, Abby            FR Ohio-OH              1:52.03    1:52.12  
                  26.74       55.94 (29.20)     1:25.01 (29.07)     1:52.12 (27.11)
 
Event 12  Women 100 Yard Breaststroke
===============================================================================
        Pool: * 1:00.48             Kelsey Vehr, Miami                         
        Meet: ! 1:00.48        2009 Kelsey Vehr, Miami                         
         MAC: # 1:00.48        2009 Kelsey Vehr, Miami                         
   NCAA Auto: &   59.99                                                        
   NCAA Cons: % 1:02.99                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
===============================================================================
A - Final
  1 Vehr, Kelsey              SO Miami-OH             1:00.48    1:01.13% 
                  28.94     1:01.13 (32.19)                                        
  2 Gamelier, Kylie           SR Toledo-OH            1:01.00    1:01.48% 
                  28.82     1:01.48 (32.66)                                        
  3 Marecki, Brynn            FR Buffalo-NI           1:01.81    1:01.95% 
                  29.05     1:01.95 (32.90)                                        
  4 Brunn, Megan              SO Miami-OH             1:02.06    1:02.37% 
                  29.26     1:02.37 (33.11)                                        
  5 Durand, Ashley            SR Eastern Michigan-MI  1:02.53    1:02.50% 
                  29.46     1:02.50 (33.04)                                        
  6 Atchison, Kelsey          SO Toledo-OH            1:02.20    1:02.74% 
                  29.03     1:02.74 (33.71)                                        
  7 Allard, Chelsea           SO Eastern Michigan-MI  1:02.41    1:02.98% 
                  29.54     1:02.98 (33.44)                                        
  8 Iversen, Paige            SR Miami-OH             1:02.83    1:03.95  
                  30.31     1:03.95 (33.64)                                        
B - Final
  9 Zielinski, Steph          JR Akron-LE             1:03.48    1:02.78% 
                  29.51     1:02.78 (33.27)                                        
 10 Breen, Amanda             SR Toledo-OH            1:03.29    1:03.07  
                  30.26     1:03.07 (32.81)                                        
 11 Lindsay, Laura            FR Toledo-OH            1:03.43    1:03.42  
                  29.68     1:03.42 (33.74)                                        
 11 Hayden, Lindsey           SR Eastern Michigan-MI  1:04.17    1:03.42  
                  29.80     1:03.42 (33.62)                                        
 13 Rom, Amanda               FR Bowling Green-OH     1:03.03    1:03.93  
                  30.21     1:03.93 (33.72)                                        
 14 Carson, Sheila            JR Eastern Michigan-MI  1:03.67    1:04.20  
                  30.40     1:04.20 (33.80)                                        
 15 Fogarty, Claire           JR Miami-OH             1:03.96    1:04.21  
                  30.25     1:04.21 (33.96)                                        
 16 Richardson, Meg           JR Bowling Green-OH     1:04.06    1:04.26  
                  30.14     1:04.26 (34.12)                                        
 
Event 13  Women 100 Yard Backstroke
===============================================================================
        Pool: * 55.20             Kendall Karchner, Akron                      
        Meet: ! 55.20        2009 Kendall Karchner, Akron                      
         MAC: # 55.07        2008 Malarie Schmidt, Miami of Ohio               
   NCAA Auto: & 53.01                                                          
   NCAA Cons: % 55.13                                                          
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
===============================================================================
A - Final
  1 Heim, Rachel              SO Ohio-OH                56.56      54.65# 
                  26.34       54.65 (28.31)                                        
  2 Karchner, Kendall         JR Akron-LE               55.20      55.32  
                  27.41       55.32 (27.91)                                        
  3 Sorg, Rachel              SR Buffalo-NI             55.26      55.41  
                  26.95       55.41 (28.46)                                        
  4 Jordan, Sami              SR Bowling Green-OH       56.11      55.79  
                  27.14       55.79 (28.65)                                        
  5 Yee, Alisha               SR Bowling Green-OH       56.03      56.09  
                  27.03       56.09 (29.06)                                        
  6 Schmidt, Malarie          SR Miami-OH               56.41      56.12  
                  27.35       56.12 (28.77)                                        
  7 Maraskine, Sarah          FR Eastern Michigan-MI    56.15      56.42  
                  27.41       56.42 (29.01)                                        
  8 Souza, Carine             SR Ohio-OH                56.32      57.06  
                  27.19       57.06 (29.87)                                        
B - Final
  9 Cusack, Ashley            JR Toledo-OH              56.64      56.50  
                  27.47       56.50 (29.03)                                        
  9 Carpenter, Kasey          JR Miami-OH               56.83      56.50  
                  27.86       56.50 (28.64)                                        
 11 Owen, Sarah               FR Ohio-OH                57.11      56.54  
                  27.52       56.54 (29.02)                                        
 12 Marsteller, Tenley        SR Miami-OH               56.56      56.71  
                  27.93       56.71 (28.78)                                        
 13 Gingher, Michele          FR Eastern Michigan-MI    56.58      57.06  
                  27.51       57.06 (29.55)                                        
 14 Frohman, Cara             JR Toledo-OH              57.43      57.32  
                  27.91       57.32 (29.41)                                        
 15 Roddenbery, Nicole        SO Miami-OH               57.95      58.00  
                  27.59       58.00 (30.41)                                        
 16 Saulters, Nicole          FR Ball State-IN          57.12      58.05  
                  27.83       58.05 (30.22)