DAVENPORT, Iowa – Midland University’s swim teams took on St. Ambrose University on Friday evening in a dual event held at the Davenport Central Natatorium. The men’s team outcome came down to the final race as the Warriors took were able to get two points for a third-place finish in the 400 yard relay to claim the 103-102 win. The Lady Warriors dropped their matchup 150-76 to the Bees.
On the women’s side, Kadisyn Kircher and Nerissa Wagner led the way as both won a pair of races. Kircher won the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:59.46 and the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:27.70. Wagner finished first in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.10 and was first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:00.27.
For the men Tyler Penney, Scott Cain, Caleb Miller, and Michael Richmond all picked up wins. Cain won a pair of races, the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle, with times of 20.50 and 45.89. Penney won the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:45.33 while Miller won the 500 freestyle race with a time of 4:50.72. Richmond swam a time of 51.46 in the 100 butterfly to earn the win.
The team win for the men marked the Warriors seventh victory of the year in 10 dual competitions. The loss for the women dropped their record to 6-5 in head-to-head matchups.