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Men's Swim & Dive Competes at DI UWGB

Men's Swim & Dive Competes at DI UWGB

LAUREN ROTUNDO
Athletics Communications Intern

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Northern Michigan University Men's Swim and Dive team competed against DI University of Wisconsin, Green Bay but fell 202-98.

  HITTING THE WALL FIRST

Freshman Ivan Amillo Escobedo (Valencia, Spain) won the 200-yard freestyle at a time of 1:44.03. Senior Lajos Budai (Kecskemet, Hungary) took the 100-yard backstroke for the Wildcats with a time of 51.62. Budai also touched second in the 50-yard freestyle at 21.50.

  PLACING WELL

Junior Ondrej Zach (Rudolfov, Czech Republic) placed second in the 200-yard butterfly, touching the wall at 1:57.54. He also touched second in both distance events; the 500-yard freestyle at 4:44.87 and the 1000-yard freestyle at 9:42.36.

Freshman Erikas Kapocius (Ignalina, Lithuania) placed second for the wildcats in two of his events. The first was the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:59.05. He also touched second in the 200-yard backstroke at 1:56.29.


In the 200-yard freestyle relay, the team of freshman Roberto Camera (Rozzano, Italy), Amillo Escobedo, sophomore Henry Bauer (Howell, Mich.), and Budai took second with a time of 1:25.56. Touching third in the event was the team of junior Amir Saman Khajegi (Mashhad, Iran), senior Maksim Kapustin (Minneapolis, Minn.), sophomore Jon Busse (Stillwater, Minn.), and senior Michael Biclawski (Canton, Ohio), finishing at 1:26.82.

  UP NEXT

NMU holds their final home meet of the season inside the PEIF Pool next weekend as they host their annual Wildcat Intrasquad and Skins meet on Saturday, January 18. The team's seniors will also be honored during the meet.