🏊♀️ Jayhawks Top Nebraska-Omaha, 189-103, on Saturday
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas women’s swim and dive team defeated Nebraska-Omaha, 189-103, at H&K Pool in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, moving the Jayhawks to 2-0 in dual meet action this season.
Kansas was led by 14 event wins, including nine runner-up finishes, while Nebraska-Omaha claimed wins in two events. Kate Steward led the Jayhawks by finishing first in three events, the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley.
Kansas freshman Kara Church led the Jayhawks with a pair of wins. finishing first in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:02.38 and another first-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:18.94. Kansas’ Dewi Blose also came out victorious in a pair of races, winning the 50-yard freestyle and the 200-yard backstroke.
The meet was Kansas’ second away from the Robinson Natatorium and their second dual of the season. In their first dual meet of the season, Kansas defeated conference foe TCU, 187-112, on October 17 in Lawrence, Kansas.
A season ago, the Jayhawks were 7-1 in dual competitions, with their sole loss coming against No. 21 Arizona State. The Jayhawks last squared off against Nebraska-Omaha on January 30, 2016, when the Jayhawks defeated the Mavericks, 187-88 in Lawrence.
The Jayhawks will be back in action by hosting its final two KU Virtual Cups on November 13 and November 19 inside Robinson Natatorium in Lawrence, Kansas. For a full schedule of events, click here.