MSU swim and dive finishes first

Andrew Neururer
Sports Editor

The Minnesota State women’s swimming and diving team resumed its season at the UW-Stevens Point Invite after a lengthy winter break.

There were four teams present at the meet, the Mavericks took first place after winning 11 events and recording 1,185 points. Gustavus Adolphus placed second at 914 points, UW-Steven’s Point took third with 661 points and Eau Claire finished last. 

The Mavericks had a successful first day, winning six events, including the 200 freestyle and 400 medley relay. Senior Maggie Knier, sophomore Kayla Rinderknecht, sophomore Katie Streiff and junior Anja Enervold finished with a time of 1:40.85 in the 200 freestyle relay. 

In the 400 medley relay, Enervold, sophomore Emily Goodman, junior Emily Bollendorf and Knier posted a time of 4:07.49.

On day two of the event, MSU had similar success and was able to finish the day in first place. 

Freshman Addison Henkaline (400 IM), Streiff (100 butterfly), Goodman (100 breaststroke) and Enervold (200 backstroke) took individual events on Saturday.  

Enervold, Goodman, Streiff and Knier finished first in the 200 medley relay, posting a time of 1:52.24.

Freshman Ayla Taylor took third in the 3-meter diving event with a score of 377.80 points and fourth in the 1-meter diving event with a score of 389.15 points.

Minnesota State will head north to take on Minnesota State University Moorhead on Saturday.

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