Eastern Michigan Remains No. 1 After Third Day Of MAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championship

Updated 2/16/2007

With one day left in the 2007 MAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship, Eastern Michigan has extended its lead with 421 points. Ohio remains close behind with 413 points followed by Miami (380.5), Toledo (270.5), Akron (262) and Bowling Green (247).

Ohio’s Emily Wylam and Ashley Marion took home top honors tonight. Marion won her second consecutive 400 yard individual medley MAC championship, clocking in at 4:25.72 while Wylam took home her second MAC championship in the 100 backstroke, touching the wall at 56.22.

 Eastern Michigan’s Madeleine Pilchard, the 2006 Swimmer of the Year, set a new MAC record and a new MAC Championship Meet record in the 200 yard freestyle. Pilchard’s time of 147.95 beat her last year’s time by .79 seconds and qualified as a NCAA “B” cut time.

Danielle Beland of Akron clinched her second MAC championship in the 100 yard butterfly. Beland finished the event with a time of 56.57. Freshman Karen Frazier of Miami earned her first MAC championship in the 100 yard breaststroke, tapping the wall at 1:03.70. In the final event of the evening, Karen Frazier, Allison Stevens, Malarie Schmidt and Kathryn Stephens led Miami to a victory in the 400 yard medley relay with a time of 3:48.10

The 2007 MAC Women’s Swimming and Diving championship will conclude tomorrow, Feb17.

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                  Women's MAC Swimming & Diving Championships                  
                   Weds February 14 to Sat February 17, 2007                   
                                    Results                                    
 
Event 9  Women 400 Yard IM
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        Pool: * 4:19.21        1993 Cheryl Paterson, Bowling Green             
        Meet: ! 4:19.21        1993 Cheryl Paterson, Bowling Green             
         MAC: # 4:19.21        1993 Cheryl Paterson, Bowling Green             
   NCAA Auto: A 4:15.63                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 4:23.29                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
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A - Final
  1 Marion, Ashley            SO Ohio                 4:30.12    4:25.72        
      29.29   33.21   33.61   34.05   36.84   37.58   30.54   30.60
  2 Lonsdale, Chantelle       SO Eastern Michigan     4:29.11    4:27.45        
      29.43   33.46   33.74   33.37   38.05   38.08   31.43   29.89
  3 Brinkoetter, Mary         SR Ball State           4:30.34    4:28.15        
      28.50   32.31   34.44   33.83   38.71   39.55   31.12   29.69
  4 Hahn-Lawson, Michaela     JR Ohio                 4:31.86    4:29.07        
      28.12   31.90   34.80   34.94   38.61   39.25   31.42   30.03
  5 Seymour, Ashley           SR Miami                4:30.97    4:29.41        
      29.06   32.77   35.00   34.37   38.91   39.19   30.67   29.44
  6 Hurst, Emily              FR Ball State           4:31.06    4:30.73        
      28.92   33.04   35.28   34.75   38.36   38.75   31.35   30.28
  7 Braden, Michelle          SR Ball State           4:31.24    4:30.96        
      29.34   32.81   36.57   35.63   37.20   38.16   31.08   30.17
  8 Moser, Leeza              FR Eastern Michigan     4:31.61    4:31.33        
      29.33   32.29   33.86   33.83   40.04   40.53   31.24   30.21
B - Final
  9 Flaherty, Jennifer        SO Miami                4:33.78    4:32.71        
      30.57   33.72   36.22   35.61   37.33   38.05   31.18   30.03
 10 Cormack, Caitlin          FR Toledo               4:33.42    4:33.00        
      29.11   33.61   36.77   35.89   38.97   39.29   30.34   29.02
 11 Albin, Kim                JR Bowling Green        4:32.51    4:33.18        
      29.35   33.63   35.48   35.34   38.06   38.39   32.40   30.53
 12 Letendre, Claire          SR Eastern Michigan     4:36.12    4:34.26        
      28.43   32.01   34.61   33.74   42.23   42.92   30.80   29.52
 13 Petak, Ashley             SR Miami                4:35.31    4:34.72        
      29.48   33.79   37.06   35.94   37.39   38.15   32.26   30.65
 14 Ripley, Rachel            SR Akron                4:38.07    4:34.91        
      28.86   33.24   35.01   34.99   40.52   40.39   31.64   30.26
 15 Tubbs, Lindsay            SR Toledo               4:36.39    4:35.13        
      29.15   33.26   34.86   33.94   41.69   41.93   30.88   29.42
 16 Salerno, Christa          JR Toledo               4:35.18    4:36.37        
      30.20   33.54   36.67   36.37   38.27   38.37   32.10   30.85
 
Event 10  Women 100 Yard Butterfly
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        Pool: * 53.83        1983 Anne Weilbacherde, Michiagn                  
        Meet: ! 54.21        2004 Miila Kurto, Marshall                        
         MAC: # 54.21        2004 Milla Kuurto, Marshall                       
   NCAA Auto: A 53.75                                                          
   NCAA Cons: B 55.36                                                          
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
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A - Final
  1 Beland, Danielle          SR Akron                  56.79      56.57        
      26.83   29.74                                                
  2 Stephens, Kathyrn         JR Miami                  56.54      56.58        
      26.66   29.92                                                
  3 Manard, Makenzie          SR Toledo                 56.61      56.91        
      26.08   30.83                                                
  4 Kloosterman, Rachael      FR Ohio                   57.03      57.01        
      26.98   30.03                                                
  5 Walkinshaw, Kahla         SR Buffalo                57.92      57.24        
      26.88   30.36                                                
  6 Carriaga, Michael         JR Bowling Green          57.84      57.53        
      26.89   30.64                                                
  7 Johnson, Kelly            FR Ball State             57.97      57.78        
      27.11   30.67                                                
  8 Lopus, Chelsea            FR Bowling Green          57.66      57.97        
      26.94   31.03                                                
B - Final
  9 Stevens, Allison          SO Miami                  58.09      57.00        
      26.74   30.26                                                
 10 Miller, Jennifer          SR Eastern Michigan       58.01      57.75        
      26.89   30.86                                                
 11 Zeleznikar, Diana         SR Miami                  58.12      58.10        
      26.70   31.40                                                
 12 Destefano, Lindsey        JR Ohio                   58.31      58.13        
      27.24   30.89                                                
 13 Bombrys, Kylie            FR Akron                  58.73      58.41        
      27.24   31.17                                                
 14 Palma, Sam                FR Buffalo                58.69      58.78        
      27.00   31.78                                                
 15 Johnson, Erin             SR Ball State             58.17      59.02        
      27.52   31.50                                                
 16 Del Rio, Addison          JR Ball State             58.65      59.65        
      28.23   31.42                                                
 
Event 11  Women 200 Yard Freestyle
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        Pool: * 1:46.34        2002 Kara Lynn Joyce, A. A, Pioneer             
        Meet: ! 1:48.05        2000 Kim Van Selm, Ohio                         
         MAC: # 1:48.05        2000 Kim Van Selm, Ohio                         
   NCAA Auto: A 1:47.09                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 1:50.36                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
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A - Final
  1 Pilchard, Madeleine       JR Eastern Michigan     1:49.89    1:47.95!       
      25.53   27.50   27.84   27.08                                
  2 Henning, Brie             SR Toledo               1:50.76    1:49.74B       
      25.71   27.71   28.10   28.22                                
  3 Petersen, Ilse            JR Ohio                 1:51.10    1:50.58        
      26.01   27.83   28.27   28.47                                
  4 Ricard, Alissa            SO Eastern Michigan     1:52.53    1:50.96        
      25.94   28.11   28.39   28.52                                
  5 Burandt, Hannah           SO Eastern Michigan     1:52.86    1:52.10        
      26.16   27.89   28.76   29.29                                
  6 Keating, Caroline         SR Bowling Green        1:53.62    1:53.36        
      26.17   28.20   29.25   29.74                                
  7 Marion, Ashley            SO Ohio                 1:51.93    1:53.39        
      26.22   28.13   29.31   29.73                                
  8 Cholyk, Steph             FR Eastern Michigan     1:53.16    1:53.45        
      25.80   28.69   29.33   29.63                                
B - Final
  9 Collins, Cathryn          FR Akron                1:54.21    1:52.74        
      26.16   28.21   29.03   29.34                                
 10 Drozin, Caitlin           FR Ohio                 1:53.70    1:53.19        
      26.60   28.60   29.16   28.83                                
 11 Souza, Carine             FR Ohio                 1:54.88    1:53.51        
      26.93   28.80   29.04   28.74                                
 12 Kehe, Sarah               FR Ball State           1:54.10    1:54.21        
      26.91   29.00   28.78   29.52                                
 13 Dominique, Brittany       JR Toledo               1:54.45    1:54.22        
      26.61   28.47   29.08   30.06                                
 14 Nemeth, Jennifer          SO Miami                1:54.42    1:54.24        
      26.76   29.43   28.91   29.14                                
 15 Stevens, Allison          SO Miami                1:53.76    1:54.31        
      26.37   29.02   28.98   29.94                                
 16 Wright, Jen               JR Bowling Green        1:54.45    1:55.42        
      27.04   28.53   29.70   30.15                                
 
Event 12  Women 100 Yard Breaststroke
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        Pool: * 1:02.82        2003 Anne Weilbacherde, Michigan                
        Meet: ! 1:02.86        1997 Line Nyman, Ohio                           
         MAC: # 1:02.86        1997 Line Nyman, Ohio                           
   NCAA Auto: A 1:01.70                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 1:03.55                                                        
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
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A - Final
  1 Frazier, Karen            FR Miami                1:03.39    1:03.70        
      30.02   33.68                                                
  2 Bezier, Kristen           JR Miami                1:04.22    1:04.12        
      29.66   34.46                                                
  3 Young, Melissa            SR Akron                1:05.30    1:04.79        
      30.87   33.92                                                
  4 Baratto, Cheri            SO Akron                1:05.13    1:05.10        
      30.80   34.30                                                
  5 Durand, Ashley            SO Eastern Michigan     1:05.26    1:05.12        
      30.78   34.34                                                
  6 Carson, Sheila            FR Eastern Michigan     1:04.35    1:05.33        
      30.54   34.79                                                
  7 Gamelier, Kylie           SO Toledo               1:05.02    1:05.51        
      30.43   35.08                                                
  8 Liddy, Karen              SO Ohio                 1:05.38    1:05.65        
      30.91   34.74                                                
B - Final
  9 Del Rio, Addison          JR Ball State           1:06.18    1:05.86        
      30.93   34.93                                                
 10 Iversen, Paige            SO Miami                1:05.97    1:05.91        
      31.41   34.50                                                
 11 Schaffert, Ashley         FR Buffalo              1:06.49    1:06.25        
      31.93   34.32                                                
 12 Schaefer, Allison         FR Ohio                 1:07.09    1:06.54        
      31.83   34.71                                                
 13 Breen, Amanda             SO Toledo               1:06.85    1:06.67        
      31.56   35.11                                                
 14 Petak, Ashley             SR Miami                1:06.89    1:07.19        
      31.68   35.51                                                
 15 Wulf, Ashley              FR Ohio                 1:06.89    1:07.35        
      31.65   35.70                                                
 16 Hurst, Emily              FR Ball State           1:06.60    1:07.55        
      31.93   35.62                                                
 
Event 13  Women 100 Yard Backstroke
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        Pool: * 54.41        1996 Jennifer Chrisman, Jennison                  
        Meet: ! 55.69        2006 Emily Wylam, Ohio                            
         MAC: # 55.69        2006 Emily Wylam, Ohio                            
   NCAA Auto: A 54.47                                                          
   NCAA Cons: B 56.10                                                          
    Name                    Year School               Prelims     Finals        
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A - Final
  1 Wylam, Emily              JR Ohio                   56.33      56.22        
      27.44   28.78                                                
  2 Karchner, Kendall         FR Akron                  56.63      56.60        
      28.02   28.58                                                
  3 Schmidt, Malarie          SO Miami                  58.16      57.17        
      27.72   29.45                                                
  4 Jordan, Sami              SO Bowling Green          58.03      57.46        
      28.18   29.28                                                
  5 Sayler, Brittany          SR Ball State             57.69      57.60        
      28.27   29.33                                                
  6 Yee, Alisha               SO Bowling Green          57.92      57.67        
      27.65   30.02                                                
  7 Rico, Mallory             JR Ohio                   58.24      58.38        
      28.58   29.80                                                
  8 Marsteller, Tenley        SO Miami                  58.44      59.10        
      28.93   30.17                                                
B - Final
  9 Simsolo, Sigal            JR Ohio                   58.80      58.10        
      28.65   29.45                                                
 10 Cusak, Ashley             FR Toledo                 58.76      58.61        
      28.38   30.23                                                
 10 Schmidt, Alyson           SO Miami                  59.12      58.61        
      28.34   30.27                                                
 12 Lee Ha, Cat               SO Eastern Michigan       58.99      58.66        
      28.62   30.04                                                
 13 O'Connor, Brit            SR Bowling Green          58.81      58.90        
      28.66   30.24                                                
 14 Sorg, Rachel              SO Buffalo                58.46      58.93        
      28.59   30.34                                                
 15 Reilly, Caitlin           FR Buffalo                59.23      59.35        
      29.22   30.13                                                
 16 Jasmon, Katie             FR Ball State             59.35      59.40        
      28.77   30.63                                                
 
Event 8  Women 400 Yard Medley Relay
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        Pool: * 3:48.09        2002 Ohio                                       
        Meet: ! 3:44.15        2000 Ohio                                       
         MAC: # 3:44.15        2000 Ohio                                       
   NCAA Auto: A 3:38.02                                                        
   NCAA Cons: B 3:44.56                                                        
    School                                               Seed     Finals        
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  1 Miami  'A'                                        3:51.46    3:48.10        
     1) Schmidt, Malarie SO             2) Frazier, Karen FR              
     3) Stephens, Kathyrn JR            4) Stevens, Allison SO            
       28.18    57.27    29.16  1:03.01    26.22    56.48    24.28    51.34
  2 Ohio  'A'                                         3:55.98    3:48.87        
     1) Wylam, Emily JR                 2) Hahn-Lawson, Michaela JR       
     3) Kloosterman, Rachael FR         4) Petersen, Ilse JR              
       27.85    56.55    30.50  1:04.53    26.40    57.03    24.27    50.76
  3 Eastern Michigan  'A'                             3:56.20    3:48.97        
     1) Pilchard, Madeleine JR          2) Durand, Ashley SO              
     3) Miller, Jennifer SR             4) Lee Ha, Cat SO                 
       27.85    56.63    30.06  1:04.38    26.45    57.22    24.51    50.74
  4 Akron  'A'                                        3:53.10    3:49.63        
     1) Karchner, Kendall FR            2) Young, Melissa SR              
     3) Beland, Danielle SR             4) Collins, Cathryn FR            
       28.01    56.71    30.26  1:04.77    25.93    55.83    24.67    52.32
  5 Toledo  'A'                                       3:52.44    3:50.30        
     1) Hazelton, Shannon SO            2) Gamelier, Kylie SO             
     3) Manard, Makenzie SR             4) Henning, Brie SR               
       28.18    58.04    29.72  1:04.58    25.57    57.09    23.73    50.59
  6 Buffalo  'A'                                      3:55.22    3:54.92        
     1) Sorg, Rachel SO                 2) Schaffert, Ashley FR           
     3) Walkinshaw, Kahla SR            4) Palma, Sam FR                  
       28.71    58.99    30.72  1:05.98    26.20    57.37    24.61    52.58
  7 Bowling Green State .  'A'                        3:56.25    3:55.00        
     1) Yee, Alisha SO                  2) Richardson, Meg FR             
     3) Carriaga, Michael JR            4) Jordan, Sami SO                
       28.72    58.28    30.30  1:06.93    26.31    57.93    24.70    51.86
  8 Ball State  'A'                                   3:56.54    3:55.57        
     1) Sayler, Brittany SR             2) Del Rio, Addison JR            
     3) Johnson, Kelly FR               4) Kehe, Sarah FR                 
       28.25    57.74    30.43  1:05.23    27.09    59.24    25.02    53.36
 
                   Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 13                    
 
  1. Eastern Michigan                    421   2. Ohio                                413
  3. Miami                             380.5   4. Toledo                            270.5
  5. Akron                               262   6. Bowling Green State .               247
  7. Ball State                          206   8. Buffalo                             139