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Women’s Swimming and Diving Earns Third-Place Finish at LACs

(photo credit: Coe College)
(photo credit: Coe College)

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Illinois Tech women's swimming and diving team finished off the Liberal Arts Championships on Saturday at Coe College, holding onto third place with 415.5 total points to put a stamp on a strong 2018-19 season.

Final Team Scores

  1. Coe 606.5
  2. Loras 430
  3. Illinois Tech 415.5
  4. Minnesota Morris 344
  5. Nebraska Wesleyan 342
  6. Morningside 331
  7. Saint Mary 321
  8. Luther 298
  9. Simpson 204
  10. Mills 158
  11. Principia 76

Day Four Highlights

  • The Scarlet Hawks owned the 200 Yard Butterfly. Megan Burrill won the event with a 2:09.36 time, a Coe College pool record. Kristin Wills clocked in with the second-place time of 2:14.51.
  • Katherine Lydon won the 1650 Yard Freestyle, clocking in at 17:49.37. Claudia Flores-Berumen was also fantastic, placing fifth at 18:51.30. Delaney Shepherd (eighth, 19:15.05) and Madeline Lane (12th, 19:49.52) also scored in the event.
  • Kiara Jasunas and Jamie Wurster kept up the good work in the Freestyle, placing fourth (55.23s) and sixth (56.22s) in the 100 Yard event.
  • Alexandra Bajor qualified for the finals in the 200 Yard Backstroke, placing 14th with a time of 2:28.66.
  • In the 200 Yard Breaststroke, Christina Hiotaky qualified for the finals and placed 14th at 2:44.58.
  • Tech's 400 Yard Freestyle Relay team of Wills, Hiotaky, Burrill, and Katherine Lydon placed second at 3:39.11.