CHICAGO—The Illinois Institute of Technology women's swimming & diving team returned after over a month away from competition on Saturday when they hosted North Central College (Ill.) at the Ekco Pool. The Scarlet Hawks registered a 105-34 victory over the Cardinals, and improved to 2-6 in dual meets this season.
"Our team raced very well coming off a week of intense training in Florida," said IIT head men's and women's swimming coach Andy Parro. "Plenty of season-best performances and aggressive racing will keep the momentum going into the final stretch of the season. Now it's time to do what we do best and go back to work in the classroom on Monday!"
Megan Burrill highlighted the Scarlet Hawks in the 200 yard freestyle with a 2:11.73 while teammate Claudia Flores followed her in second place with a 2:15.02. Burrill followed that with a first-place time of 5:39.50 in the 500 yard freestyle. Christina Hiotaky claimed first in the 50 yard freestyle with a 27.48 while Anna Slominski (4:53.27) and Katherine Lydon (5:05.92) were the lone two competitors in the 400 yard individual medley.
Hiotaky (1:18.07), Flores (1:21.09) and Jamie Dean (1:23.32) were the only three to participate in the 100 yard breaststroke. The 200 yard freestyle relay squad of Burrill, Aditi Iyer, Hiotaky and Lydon clocked-in first place with a 1:56.01. The 100 yard butterfly saw Dean register a 1:05.36, followed by Iyer's 1:28.11 for IIT.
IIT will return to action on Saturday, January 18 when they host Carroll (Wis.) in a dual that will begin at 1:00 p.m.