Northern State dropped a pair of duals in a women’s college swimming action on Saturday.
The Wolves lost to Minnesota State, Mankato 218-68 and then was defeated by Minnesota State-Moorhead 232-58. Moorhead defeated Mankato 152-146 to round out the double dual.
Samantha Gunning was the Wolves’ lone first place finisher. She won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of two minutes, :16.01 seconds. Teammate Julia Upshaw finished fifth in the same event with a time of 2:26.95.
Gunning also finished third in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:18.82. Brianna Iverson earned a third place finish in the 1,650-yard freestyle.
The Wolves are now off until after Christmas. NSU will compete in the Dragon Invite in Moorhead, Minn., on Jan. 18-19.
Team Scores: Minnesota State, Mankato 218, Northern State 68; Minnesota State-Moorhead 232, Northern State 58; Minnesota State-Moorhead 152, Minnesota State, Mankato 146.
|Northern State Results|
200-Yard Medley Relay: 6, Northern State (Amanda Taylor, Allie Samules, Samantha Gunning, Sara Peterson), 1:57.34.
1,650-Yard Freestyle: 3, Brianna Iverson, 19:51.78; 6, Elizabeth Cvrk, 21:38.89.
200-Yard Freestyle: 7, Ashley LaFave, 2:10.00.
100-Yard Backstroke: 4, Amanda Taylor, 1:05.01.
100-Yard Breaststroke: 6, Allie Samuels, 1:11.78.
200-Yard Butterfly: 1, Samantha Gunning, 2:16.01; 5, Julia Upshaw, 2:26.95.
50-Yard Freestyle: 4, Sara Peterson, :26.29; 7, Hannah Mastel, :26.63.
200-Yard Backstroke: 6, Amanda Taylor, 2:20.72.
200-Yard Breaststroke: 5, Allie Samuels, 2:36.40.
500-Yard Freestyle: 4, Mik Waiflein, 5:47.13; 5, Sara Peterson, 5:47.19; 8, Brittany Hiten, 6:22.71.
200-Yard Individual Medley: 3, Samantha Gunning, 2:18.82.
400-Yard Freestyle Relay: 5, Northern State (Ashley LaFave, Allie Samuels, Sara Peterson, Samantha Gunning), 3:52.73; 8, Northern State (Hannah Mastel, Amanda Taylor, Julia Upshaw, Brianna Iverson), 4:03.70.