Jayhawks Top Cyclones in Final Big 12 Dual
Feb. 6, 2010
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Kansas swimming and diving won four-of-eight events on the second day of competition to defeat Iowa State 164-136, Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Jayhawks are now 9-4, while the Cyclones drop to 8-4 in dual competition.
Freshman Monica Johannessen won the 50-yard freestyle event (24.40 seconds), narrowly defeating Iowa State’s Abby Glaser by just .01 seconds.
Junior captain Joy Bunting won the 300-yard IM with a time of 3:15.50. Kansas took the top three spots in that event, with sophomore Stephanie Payne (3:18.43) and junior Alyssa Potter (3:24.30) taking second and third, respectively.
Sophomore Shannon Garlie also took top spot in the 400-yard freestyle (3:58.29), while junior Iuliia Kuzhil placed first in the 150-yard backstroke event (1:27.00).
“Our meet this weekend was a good way to wrap up the dual meet season,” Kansas head coach Clark Campbell said. “We have a few things to work on before we head to the Big 12 Championships.”
The Jayhawks return to the pool Wednesday, Feb. 24 when Kansas travels to College Station, Texas to compete in the Big 12 Championships. The competition will continue through Saturday, Feb. 27. Please check
www.kuathletics.com for complete results from College Station.