MOORHEAD, Minn. - Northern State swimmers are in second place after day one of the Dragon Cobber Invitational on Saturday.
The Wolves scored 624 points on Saturday and trail the hosts, which have 1,071 points.
Highlights for the Wolves included Amanda Taylor and Christine Retzlaff recording two first-place finishes each. Taylor won both 50-yard backstroke and the 100-yard backstroke, while Retzlaff won the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley.
Retzlaff was also part of four Northern relay teams which earned second-place finishes on the day.
Other teams participating included Minnesota State, Moorhead, Minnesota-Morris and Concordia College.
Dragon Cobber Invitational
at Moorhead, Minn.
Team Scores: Minnesota State, Moorhead 1,071, Northern State 624, Minnesota-Morris 445, Concordia College 409.
Northern State Results
200-Yard Medley Relay: 2, Northern State (Amanda Taylor, Allie Samuels, Christine Retzlaff, Sara Peterson), 1:55.49; 5, Northern State (Ashley LaFave, Hannah Mastel, Ceanna Johnson, Hailey Zimmer), 2:02.21.
200-Yard Backstroke: 2, Amanda Taylor, 2:17.82; 4, Brooke Larson, 2:22.87.
200-Yard Breaststroke: 2, Allie Samuels, 2:34.65.
200-Yard Butterfly: 2, Christine Retzlaff, 2:17.26.
1,650-Yard Freestyle: 3, Ashley LaFave, 20:05.14; 4, Hannah Mastel, 20:08.77.
400-Yard Individual Medley: 2, Samantha Gunning, 4:59.35; 3, Brooke Larson, 5:06.10.
200-Yard Freestyle Relay: 3, Northern State (Sara Peterson, Hailey Zimmer, Brooke Larson, Samantha Gunning), 1:47.25.
800-Yard Freestyle Relay: 2, Northern State (Samantha Gunning, Brooke Larson, Sara Peterson, Christine Retzlaff), 8:28.00; 5, Northern State (Ashley LaFave, Ceanna Johnson, Sarah Iwerks, Brittany Hiten), 9:07.46.
400-Yard Medley Relay: 2, Northern State (Amanda Taylor, Allie Samuels, Christina Retzlaff, Sara Peterson), 4:14.42; 5, Northern State (Brooke Larson, Hannah Mastel, Samantha Gunning, Hailey Zimmer), 4:32.18.
200-Yard Freestyle: 5, Ashley LaFave, 2:09.63.
50-Yard Backstroke: 1, Amanda Taylor, :29.73.