MSU swim and dive takes care of GAC and UWSP

Andrew Neururer
Sports Editor

The Minnesota State women’s swimming and diving team took care of business against Gustavus Adolphus and UW-Stevens Point, winning 12 events total.

MSU defeated Gustavus with a score of 1,413-1,043 and UW-Stevens Point with a score of 1,458-889. 

The Mavericks swam their way to victory in both relay events. The team of junior Tori Roth, sophomore Emily Goodman, freshman Nicole Beckman and sophomore Nikki Ault posted a time of 1:50.33 in the 200 medley relay. In the 400 freestyle relay, junior Emelia Selky, sophomores Kayla Rinderknecht and Anja Enervold and senior Maggie Knier recorded a time of 3:39.75.

Freshman Ayla Taylor claimed second place in the 1-meter diving event with 247.25 points and had the best score in the 3-meter diving event at 217.95 points.

Roth won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.51 and swam the 200 IM in 2:14.18. Goodman won the 100 and 200 breaststroke with a time of 1:07.90 and 2:28.84, respectively. Selky also won two individual events, winning the 200 and 500 freestyle, with times of 1:57.57 and 5:19.27.

Rinderknecht took first place in the 100 butterfly and finished in second place in the 100 and 200 backstroke. Enervold took first place in the 200 backstroke, just ahead of Rinderknecht, with a time of 2:08.91.

Beckman also took first in the 200 butterfly event, posting a time of 2:14.16 and placed second in the 100 butterfly. 

The Mavericks swim and dive team will have a small break in their schedule, returning to action Nov. 14 against Augustana in their last home meet of the season. 

Header photo courtesy of Maverick Athletics.

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