Women's Swimming and Diving: Mount Union Travels to Wooster Friday

Dana Lautenschleger (Photos By: Dale Lautenschleger)
Dana Lautenschleger (Photos By: Dale Lautenschleger)

ALLIANCE, Ohio- Mount Union's women's swimming and diving team travels to Wooster Friday, Jan. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Timken Natatorium.

The Purple Raiders are coming off a 139-123 win against St. Vincent (Pa.) to improve their record to 5-1.

Leading the way for Mount Union was Regina Saxon (Hudson/Hudson) who won two events on the night. Saxon won the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:10.99 and the 200 yard breaststroke with a time of 2:32.28.

Others placing first in their events were Megan Leibensperger (Uniontown/Hoover), Dana Lautenschleger (Solon/Solon), Rose Aldo (Mansfield, Mass./Mansfield) and Lauren Oktavec (Brunswick/Brunswick). Leibensperger won the 1000 yard freestyle (11:18.24), Oktavec won the 200 yard backstroke (2:16.29), Lautenschleger won the 500 yard freestyle (5:22.53) and Aldo won the 200 yard IM with a time of 2:17.15.

The Raiders defeated Wooster 129.5-111.5 last season. Mount Union's next meet is Saturday Jan. 16 at Ohio Northern at 1 p.m.