Relays Finish Third At GLIAC Championships

Relays Finish Third At GLIAC Championships

Two Ashland University relays placed third on Wednesday (Feb. 6) at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton, Ohio, on the first day of the 2012-13 GLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships.

The women's 200 medley was third (1:44.62). That foursome consisted of seniors Julie Widmann (Littleton, Colo./Heritage) and Rachael Ausdenmoore (Southlake, Texas/Carroll) and freshmen Beth Long (Upper Arlington, Ohio) and Kaylyn Murphy (West Carrollton, Ohio).

The men's 200 medley relay was also third (1:29.86). The members of that quartet were freshman Sergio Sanchis Peris (Valencia, Spain), sophomore Steve Moss (Youngstown, Ohio/Boardman), senior Cheyne Fisher (Durban, South Africa/Westville) and junior Braxton Wright (Lexington, Ohio).

The men's 800 free relay placed fourth. The members of that group were junior Johnny Kleinhenz (Cincinnati, Ohio/Walnut Hills), seniors Mauricio Uranga (Chihuahua, Mexico/La Salle Chihuahua) and Tyler Remmel (Hubertus, Wis./Hertford Union) and sophomore Lukas Jachno (Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic/Gymnazium Olympijskych Nadeji).

The GLIAC Championships continue through Saturday (Feb. 9). There are two sessions each day. Ashland University is the host of this championship event.