Lady Jacks swim against Huskers at home


Staff Reports

The SDSU women’s swimming and diving team was at home Saturday against the University of Nebraska, dropping a 181-102 decision to the Cornhuskers at the Stanley J. Marshall HPER Center Pool.

The day started with the 200 medley relay and the Jackrabbit teams fell into third and fifth place. The SDSU A-team of Mariah Pavlicek, Kim Iverson, Mallory Onisk and Rachel Musser came away with a time of 1:54.17. The ‘B’ relay team posted a 1:56.69 time with Ellen Archer, Courtney Hicks, Haley Wood and Lindsay Stroschein competing for the Jackrabbits.

Chelsea Colborn and Catie Coursen took on the 1,000 freestyle. Colborn came away with a time of 11:34.04 to place fourth, while Coursen fell a place behind after a time of 12:23.10.

Kayleigh Boucher grabbed a fourth-place spot in the 200 freestyle (2:04.67) with Stroschein landing in fifth (2:05.40) and Christina Gerometta coming in sixth (2:08.79).

In the 100 backstroke Ellen Archer posted a 1:05.18 time to come in fourth, while Emily Tschetter finished with a 1:05.58 to land in fifth and Nicki Lewis came in next with a 1:07.09.

Rachel Musser came in third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:11.98, Kimberly Iverson in fourth (1:12.25), and Courtney Hicks in sixth (1:15.88).

During the 200 butterfly, Shawna Kennedy took fourth (2:18.84), Teresa Swanson in fifth (2:27.02) and Haley Wood was one place behind after she posted a 2:28.87.

In the 50 freestyle, Lindsay Stroschein took third (:26.17), Sara Olenich captured fourth (:26.21) and Christina Taylor finished in sixth (:27.10).

In the diving events on Saturday, Sasha Porter took the 1-meter for SDSU with a final score of 193.43 and Nicole Ramirez scored a 180.53. During the 3-meter competition, Ramirez squeaked past Porter to take the top spot with a score of 164.70. Porter came in second with a score of 163.58.

Mariah Pavlicek came in fourth in the 100 freestyle with a :57.90 time, while Olenich grabbed the fifth place spot with a time of 1:00.87 and Hokkanen fell into sixth with a 1:01.35.

Ellen Archer contributed two points to the Jacks, when she came in fourth with a 2:19.15 and Boucher grabbed a point with a time of 2:21.60. Hannah Ferree landed in the sixth place spot when she posted a 2:21.66.

In the 200 breaststroke, Emily Tschetter came in fourth (2:23.45), Kimberly Iverson in fifth (2:29.62) and Courtney Hicks in sixth (2:45.06).

Christina Gerometta finished the 500 freestyle in fourth (5:47.30), Teresa Swanson in fifth (5:46.93) and Catie Coursen coming in next (6:11.64).

Mallory Onisk took second in the 100 butterfly, with 1:00.34. Chelsea Colborn was next in line for third with a 1:01.92 time and Rachel Musser came in fifth when she posted a 1:02.26.

After a short break Onisk came back again in the 200 individual medley to take first in 2:16.02 with two teammates right behind. Nicki Lewis came in second (2:20.66) while Emily Tschetter grabbed third (2:23.53).

The Jacks finished the 200 freestyle relay in the top two spots when the ‘A’ relay team of Stroschein, Olenich, Archer and Musser posted a time of 1:43.75 (Stroschein, Olenich, Archer and Musser), and the ‘B’ team of Pavlicek, Boucher, Taylor and Colborn came in with a 1:45.65.

The Jackrabbits will be at home Dec. 9 to take on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.