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Women's swimming: MSUM earns 2 wins at Dragon Invite

Dragons Freshman Vasilina Shipilova won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2 minutes, 30.39 seconds.

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WEST FARGO — The Minnesota State Moorhead women's swimming and diving team notched two wins during Day 1 of the Dragon Invite at Hulbert Aquatic Center.

The Dragons' Vasilina Shipilova won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2 minutes, 30.39 seconds, more than six seconds ahead of second place.

MSUM's 200 freestyle relay team of Lily Lengerich, Shipilova, Demi-Lee Carlisle and Lexie Bray earned first place with a time of 1:42.08.

The Dragons' 200 medley relay of Kate MacGregor, Carlisle, Shipilova and Bray finished runner-up in 1:55.95. Bray was third in the 200 backstroke in 2:16.91 and Julia Solberg claimed third in the 1,650 freestyle in 19:36.56.

Day 2 of the Dragon Invite is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday.


Top three individuals

200 medley relay: 1. Northern State A (Gonzales, Sheldon, Forsyth, Doran) 1:53.61; 2. MSUM A (MacGregor, Carlisle, Shipilova, Bray) 1:55.95; 3. UMary A 1:57.02

200 backstroke: 1. Gonzales, Northern State, 2:11.44; 2. Osborne, Northern State, 2:15.67; 3. Bray, MSUM, 2:16.61

200 breaststroke: 1. Shipilova, MSUM, 2:30.39; 2. Horn, Concordia-St. Paul, 2:36.70; 3. Sheldon, Northern State, 2:37.81

1,650 freestyle: 1. Maher, Concordia-St. Paul, 17:49.38; 2. Lee, UMary, 17:57.17; 3. Solberg, MSUM, 19:39.56

100 butterfly: 1. Forsyth, Northern State, 1:01.29; 2. Doran, Northern State, 1:02.53; 3. Avila, Northern State, 1:03.91

200 freestyle relay: 1. MSUM A (Lengerich, Shipilova, Carlisle, Bray) 1:42.08; 2. Northern State A 1:43.23; 3. UMary A 1:43.54

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