The Eastern Michigan University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams lost at home to the Grizzlies of Oakland on Saturday. The women were outscored 160-140, and the men 182-116.
The men won five of the 16 events. Jeffrey Craig was the top performer in the 3-meter dive with a score of 386.25 points, and the 1-meter board with a score of 372.30. Andre Saunders also did well for the Eagles, taking second in both the 1- and 3-meter events, with scores of 315.00 and 371.10.
Jacob Hanson had three first-place finishes – one in the 100 backstroke with a time of 50.04, one in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:48.66 and one in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:53.48.
The women won seven of the 16 events. Briana Emig helped the Eagles with two first-place finishes, one in the 500 and one in
the 200 freestyle.
Jacquelyn Swartz placed first in the 200 butterfly in 2:04.33, as well as the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:06.96. She also won second place in the 100 butterfly (57.20).
Kelly Hendricks had a good day diving for the Eagles, placing first in the one-meter boards with 298.65 points. Danielle Hulvey was also successful, placing second in the event with 278.32 points.
The men are 0-2 and 0-0 in the Mid-American Conference; the women are 1-2 and 1-1.
Both the men’s and women’s teams are hoping to bounce back from the two-meet losing streak they are on at their next meet. They will host the two-day EMU Invitational Dec. 2 and 3 at Jones Natatorium. Times are set for 3:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. respectively.