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Samantha Galloway (5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (3)), Alexandra Whall (6-1, 6-3), Sofia Borcuti (6-2, 6-0) and Amanda Nilsson (6-4, 4-6, 10-8) advanced to the consolation final at the Bronco Invitational at Western Michigan University. Borcuti and Whall ended up playing each other the next day. Galloway (5-7, 6-3, (10-5)), Allison Motea (6-3, 6-3), Borcuti (6-4, 6-2) and Nilsson (6-4, 1-6, (10-8)) won their matches in the consolation round.



Paul Huch came in second in the 300-yard back relay (2:31.17), 400 medley relay (3:25.47) and 400 free relay (3:06.71) at the Dennis Stark Relays at Notre Dame. Aleksander Danielewski took second in the 300 back relay (2:31.17), 400 medley relay (3:25.47) and 400 IM relay (3:32.96). Oakland finished second of four with 110 points.

The next day, at the dual meet with Notre Dame, Joe Smith made NCAA Zone Qualifying cuts in the 1M dive (305.40, second) and 3M (325.28, second). Freshman Micah DeJonge got second in the 500 free (4:40.68) and 400 IM (4:20.68). Oakland lost 175-107.



The team shot a 619 (+43), the eighth-lowers 36-hole round in Oakland history at the Roseann Schwartz Invitational, coming in second. Morgan Smith came in fourth overall with a 151 (+7), followed by Fiona Schmidt (155, T8), Kylee Sullivan (155, T8), Zaafina Naqvi (158, T10) and Maddie Zack (159, T14).