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Division II Wildcats Shower Titans

Melissa Harvey (Jr. • Kingsford, Mich.) was UW-Oshkosh's lone individual winner as the Titans dropped a 145-97 decision to the Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team on Saturday (Nov. 6) in Marquette, Mich.

Harvey paced UW-Oshkosh by winning the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:28.09 and finishing second in the 100-yard backstroke with a performance of 1:05.81.

The Titans also won the 200-yard freestyle relay as Hannah Forcey (Fr. • Appleton), Marissa Graff (Fr. • Houghton, Mich.), Emily Shandley (So. • Oak Creek) and Samantha Sommers (Jr. • Suamico) swam to a time of 1:46.52.

Northern Michigan University had four individuals win two events, including Kellie Vander Baan who placed first in both the one- and three-meter diving categories with scores of 259.50 and 268.85, respectively. Gaby Alzaga won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:01.47 and the 100-yard backstroke with a swim of 1:00.23, while Kelsey Sipple won the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events with efforts of 25.87 and 56.58, respectively. The NCAA Division II Wildcats also had Lindsay Stedman win the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle events with times of 5:35.82 and 11:23.69, respectively.

Sommers contributed a pair of second-place individual finishes for UW-Oshkosh by recording times of 27.26 in the 50-yard freestyle and 1:05,78 in the 100-yard butterfly. The Titans also had four other second-place efforts as Graff posted a time of 11:41.33 in the 1,000-yard freestyle, Shandley a mark of 2:04.36 in the 200-yard freestyle, Leanne Bowen (So. • Dardenne Prairie, Mo.) a score of 180.45 in the three-meter diving and Katie Duffey (So. • McFarland) a performance of 2:28.19 in the 200-yard individual medley.

Allison Booth (Fr. • Middleton) led UW-Oshkosh's third-place listings by notching scores of 215.92 and 180.35 in the one- and three-meter diving events, respectively. Other third-place finishes went to Graff in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:45.72, Shandley in the 100-yard freestyle with an effort of 57.23, Elizabeth Johnson (Fr. • Madison) in the 100-yard backstroke with a performance of 1:25.13 and Heather Statz (Sr. • Sun Prairie) in the 200-yard freestyle with a value of 2:13.91.

UW-Oshkosh finished second in the 200-yard medley relay as Johnson, Vanessa Jagodinsky (Fr. • Green Bay), Lauren Klasen (Fr. • Green Bay) and Karen Thompson (Fr. • Brookfield) registered a time of 2:03.39.

UW-Oshkosh competes in a dual meet against UW-Eau Claire on Saturday (Nov. 13) in Eau Claire.