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Swimmers sink against Royal Oak

by Dan Shriner

September 12, 2012

Oxford’s Sydney Liverance makes her way through the pool. Photos by Dan Shriner.
The Oxford girls swimming and diving team got some strong performances last week, but fell short in a match against a highly-talented Royal Oak team.

Oxford lost 102-78.

Coach Jackie Rank said her team learned and will grow as a team and individual swimmers as a result.

"I knew it was going to be a really tough meet and I'm proud of the way our girls fought. We had some outstanding swims and many learning moments to grow from," Rank said.

The team had a home match on Tuesday against Brandon.

The results versus Royal Oak:

200 Medley Relay: Oxford's A Relay of Liverance, Wilkins, Curtis, and Kornburger took 2nd with a time of 2:03.33.

200 Freestyle: Sophomore Taylor Curtis took 1st with a time of 2:08.32. Senior Captain Courtney Lavender finished in 5th place.

200 Individual Medley: Sophomore Sydney Liverance had a strong 1st place finish with a time of 2:36.28. Caitlyn Wroblewski and Elizabeth Wilkins finished in 3rd and 4th respectively.

50 Freestyle: Junior Haley Kornburger came in 2nd with a time of 25.87. Abbie Fredericks finished in 4th.

Diving: Junior Abigail Kronenberg finished in 2nd place with 80.2 points.

100 Butterfly: Sophomore Abbie Fredericks finished in 2nd place with a personal best time of1:16.17. Sammi Kurk finished in 5th place.

100 Freestyle: Taylor Curtis came in 1st place with a time of 58.37. Senior

Captain Miranda Murphy rounded out the top 5.

500 Freestyle: Haley Kornburger dropped two second from last week to finish in

1st place with a time of 5:27.54. Marissa Johnson came in 3rd palce for Oxford.

200 Freestyle Relay: Oxford's A Relay of Dedvukaj, Liverance, Fredericks, and Johnson came in 2nd with a time of 1:59.07. Oxford' B Relay of Wilkins, Christie, Deck, and Murphy finished in 3rd.

100 Backstroke: Sydney Liverance finished in 3rd place with a time of 1:11.84.

Allison Miller rounded out the top five.

100 Breaststroke: Elizabeth Wilkins finished in 2nd place with a time of 1:22.35. Caitlyn Wroblewski finished in 3rd place.

400 Freestyle Relay: Oxford's A Relay of Curtis, Johnson, Fredericks, and Kornburger finished in 1st palce with a time of 4:07.24.