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Ohio Wraps Up Final Day of Marshall Invitational

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Ohio Swimming and Diving wrapped up the regular season with five first-place finishes in the final day of the exhibition Marshall University Invitational.

The Bobcats started the meet off grabbing the gold in both the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:52.42) and the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:37.44).

Sophomore Corrin Van Lanen  had herself a good day with the third leg in 400-yard relay and finished first in the 100-yard butterfly (54.65). Freshman Mikayla Herich was also in the spotlight as part of both relays and finishing fourth-place in the 100-yard butterfly (57.48).

The Bobcats had a few other top finishers. Freshman Emily Zimcosky took gold in the 500-yard freestyle (4:51.86) and they also swept the podium in the 200-yard breaststroke. Freshman Emilia Lahtinen finished in the top spot (2:16.84), while sophomore Emily Ortner took silver (2:19.02) and Jenna Vance snagged the bronze (2:26.09).

A few other Ohio swimmers also had top five finishes. Annie Gosselin took fourth-place in the 400-yard individual medley (4:33.06) and fifth-place in the 100-yard butterfly (57.79), and Claire Mikesell finished fifth-place in the 100-yard freestyle (54.06).

Next up for the Bobcats will be the Mid-American Conference Championships February 22-25 in Oxford, OH.