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No. 15 Hoosiers Move to 4-2 with 168-121 Thrashing of Illinois -- November 5, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. November, 5. THE No. 15 women’s swimming and diving team increased its record to 4-2 on the season by thrashing the Illinois Fighting Illini, 168-121, at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind., on Nov. 5. Overall, the Hoosiers snared 14 titles with freshman Allison Kay, junior Annica Lofstedt and junior Leila Vaziri each seizing three crowns.

In the opening event of the afternoon, the Hoosiers went one-three to take a 13-4 lead as the Indiana contingent of Vaziri, freshman Sarah Stockwell, Kay and Lofstedt took first in the 200-yard medley relay with a sparkling time of 1:45.37. Meanwhile, the IU quartet of freshman Kristin Cihoski, freshman Kristy Winck, junior Susanna Ernst and freshman Mary Elizabeth Miller finished third in 1:49.04. The Illinois team of junior Meghan Farrell, senior Kathryn Easey, senior Christina Brunka and junior Rebecca Poetz split the Hoosiers with a second-place 1:48.39 in the event.

The Hoosiers swept the top-two spots in the 1,000-yard freestyle to extend their lead to 28-8. Senior Lauren Torpey scorched the field with a dominant time of 10:18.57, while sophomore Christie Fuchs placed second in 10:32.57. Illinois senor Britta Jansson rounded out the top three with a 10:33.38 for third.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Indiana pushed out to a 42-13 lead as junior Clarissa Wentworth (1:51.23) touched out Illinois junior Barbie Viney (1:51.38) as she powered by the Illini swimmer in the final stretch. Meanwhile, senior Doherty Colgin captured third place in 1:52.75.

he Hoosiers swept the top-three in the 100-yard backstroke as Vaziri smoked the field with a blazing 57.11, while Ernst finished second in 59.36 and Cihoski placed third in 59.97. After the event, Indiana held a 58-16 advantage.

In the 100-yard breaststroke, the Hoosiers brought home the top-two spots as Stockwell claimed the crown in 1:05.40, while classmate Abby Cooper took second in 1:06.05. For the Illini, freshman Marissa Clapp placed third in 1:06.60. The Hoosiers held a 72-21 lead after the event.

The Hoosiers stretched their lead to 87-25 after the 200-yard butterfly with another top-two sweep. Kay paced the field with a solid 2:03.10, while Fuchs claimed second in 2:05.36. Meanwhile, Illinois junior Jessica Rothenberg wound up third in 2:07.93.

In the 50-yard freestyle, Lofstedt clocked a first-place time of 23.68, while Illinois’ Viney placed second in 24.01 and teammate Farrell finished third in 24.06. After the event, IU led 99-32.

IU moved out to a 110-40 advantage in the 100-yard freestyle as Lofstedt cleared the B-cut standard with a first-place 50.83. Meanwhile, Illinois; Viney (51.84) and Farrell (52.93) placed two-three.

In the 200-yard backstroke, the Hoosiers captured the title with Vaziri touching first in 2:04.41. Illinois sophomore Meghan Bradley placed second in 2:09.27, while teammate Meghan Conner finished third in 2:16.19. IU’s Ernst clocked a time of 2:07.41 in a non-scoring effort. At the end of the event, IU held a 119-49 advantage.

In the 200-yard breaststroke, the Illini finally broke IU’s iron grip on the event hardware as Clapp won in 2:19.74, while Winck claimed second for IU in 2:21.67. Additionally, Easey finished third for Illinois in 2:24.01. Upon completion of the event, the Hoosiers retained a 123-63 lead.

The Hoosiers broke back into the win column with a Colgin conquest of the 500-yard freestyle with a 5:03.07 to touch well ahead of the rest of the field. Illinois’ Jansson placed second in 5:08.17, while teammate Kellie Stevens took third in 5:11.40. IU remained in the lead 132-72 after the event.

Kay claimed the 200-yard butterfly for the Hoosiers in 56.96, while Illinois junior Michelle Grandcolas placed second in 58.70. Brunka closed out the top three with a 59.93 time. The Hoosiers maintained a 141-81 lead after the event.

In the grueling 400-yard IM, senior Kristen Bradley hit the NCAA provisional standard on the dot with a 4:23.60 to claim victory. Meanwhile, Illinois’ Rothenberg placed second in 4:31.94, while teammate Clapp took third in 4:37.40. Additionally, Kay touched in 4:25.56 in a non-scoring performance. At the end of the event, the Hoosiers owned a 150-90 lead.

The Illini swim corps left Bloomington with some momentum for their next meet as they captured the 200-yard freestyle relay as the Illinois group of Viney, Grandcolas, Poetz and Farrell touched first in 1:35.41. The Hoosiers placed both relays in a non-scoring capacity as Lofstedt, Wentworth, Vaziri and Cooper clocked a 1:35.52. Additionally, the quartet of Colgin, Stockwell, Cihoski and Bradley came in at 1:39.94. At the end of the swimming competition, IU held a 150-105 lead.

In the diving portion of the meet, sophomore Christina Loukas won the one-meter title with a 308.77, while senior Heather Chapman recorded a 269.55 in a non-scoring effort. Additionally, junior Lindsay Weigle cleared the zone mark with a 258.09 in non-scoring action.

In the three-meter, Weigle captured the crown with a 307.12, while Loukas (289.72), sophomore Ashley Greene (286.35) and senior Lisa Silvestri (280.65) all cleared the zone standard. With diving performances and additional exhibitioning included, the Hoosiers captured a 168-121 triumph.

Next up, the Hoosiers host the IU Invitational at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind., from Nov. 18-20.




Event 1 Women 200 Yard Medley Relay
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School Seed Finals Points
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1 Indiana University-IN 'A' NT 1:45.37 11
1) Vaziri, Leila 2) Stockwell, Sarah FR
3) Kay, Allison FR 4) Lofstedt, Annica JR
26.55 29.62 25.70 23.50
2 University of Illinois 'A' NT 1:48.39 4
1) Farrell, Meghan JR 2) Easey, Kathryn SR
3) Brunka, Christina SR 4) Poetz, Rebecca JR
28.01 29.98 26.23 24.17
3 Indiana University-IN 'B' NT 1:49.04 2
1) Cihoski, Kristin FR 2) Winck, Kristy FR
3) Ernst, Susanna S JR 4) Miller, M E FR
27.72 30.43 25.87 25.02
4 University of Illinois 'B' NT 1:51.27
1) Moore, Caroline JR 2) Clapp, Marissa FR
3) Keehn, Ali FR 4) Grandcolas, Michelle JR
29.00 30.94 27.18 24.15
5 Indiana University-IN 'C' NT x1:52.40
1) Heyman, Caitlin FR 2) Morris, Kelly FR
3) Mitsch, Katie FR 4) Mitchell, Abbey FR
28.85 30.72 27.27 25.56
6 University of Illinois 'C' NT x1:56.88
1) Conner, Meghan FR 2) Leibold, Samantha SR
3) Bell, Liz FR 4) Funk, Kelly SO
30.31 31.96 28.03 26.58

Event 2 Women 1000 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Torpey, Lauren M SR Hoosiers-IN NT 10:18.57 9
29.10 30.41 30.14 30.50 30.70 30.96 31.08 31.19
31.05 31.28 31.06 31.30 31.42 31.15 31.19 31.38
31.21 31.50 31.57 30.38
2 Fuchs, Christie L SO Hoosiers-IN NT 10:32.57 4
29.01 31.51 31.90 31.79 31.79 31.81 31.83 31.70
31.68 31.90 31.75 31.87 32.26 31.91 32.08 31.82
31.81 31.94 31.61 30.60
3 Jansson, Britta SR Illini NT 10:33.38 3
28.07 30.85 31.20 31.53 31.90 32.10 32.20 32.17
32.37 32.50 32.26 32.49 31.92 32.08 32.00 32.48
31.67 32.34 31.28 29.97
4 Keefer, Meghan JR Hoosiers-IN NT 10:45.47 2
29.71 31.97 32.14 32.11 32.42 32.60 32.33 32.31
32.45 32.47 32.33 32.71 32.26 32.70 32.34 32.76
32.59 32.60 32.57 32.10
5 Murphy, Jacqueline FR Illini NT 11:06.97 1
29.97 33.23 33.64 33.41 33.97 33.42 33.90 17.55
30.31 20.11 17.30 30.15 20.71 33.25 34.17 33.50
33.27 34.15 33.61 1:37.35

Event 3 Women 200 Yard Freestyle Exhibition
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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-- Sandberg, Katy FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:01.17
27.66 30.60 31.66 31.25
-- Weintraub, Andrea FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:12.48
30.29 33.53 17.86 50.80
-- Brunett, Lizzy FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:19.52
15.70 34.78 17.76 1:11.28

Event 4 Women 200 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Wentworth, Clarissa JR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:51.23 9
26.67 28.46 28.43 27.67
2 Viney, Barbie JR Illini NT 1:51.38 4
26.40 28.60 28.30 28.08
3 Colgin, Doherty D SR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:52.75 3
26.92 28.43 28.43 28.97
4 Bradley, Kristen A SR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:54.14 2
27.29 28.90 29.24 28.71
5 Stevens, Kellie SO Illini NT 1:56.09 1
27.02 29.45 29.87 29.75
6 Moore, Caroline JR Illini NT 1:58.53
27.87 29.56 30.79 30.31
7 Wyman, Stephanie FR Hoosiers-IN NT x2:01.62
28.83 30.48 31.10 31.21
8 Halloran, Beverly FR Illini NT x2:05.29
29.13 31.45 32.66 32.05

Event 5 Women 100 Yard Backstroke & 100 Breast Exhibi.
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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-- Parent, Michelle S JR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:02.59
30.70 31.89
-- Mitsch, Katie FR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:05.67
48.76 16.91
-- Mitchell, Abbey FR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:08.85
15.86 52.99
-- Miller, M E FR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:08.86
15.68 53.18
-- Cole, Baillie B Hoosiers-IN NT X1:21.59
17.83 1:03.76

Event 6 Women 100 Yard Backstroke
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Vaziri, Leila Hoosiers-IN NT 57.11 9
28.03 29.08
2 Ernst, Susanna S JR Hoosiers-IN NT 59.36 4
29.34 30.02
3 Cihoski, Kristin FR Hoosiers-IN NT 59.97 3
29.23 30.74
4 Bradley, Meghan SO Illini NT 1:00.44 2
29.35 31.09
5 Heyman, Caitlin FR Hoosiers-IN NT x1:01.11
29.83 31.28
6 Craft, Mallory SO Illini NT 1:01.74 1
30.21 31.53
7 Theissen, Katie FR Illini NT 1:01.78
29.89 31.89
8 Conner, Meghan FR Illini NT x1:04.00
30.92 33.08

Event 7 Women 100 Yard Breaststroke
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Stockwell, Sarah FR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:05.40 9
15.20 50.20
2 Cooper, Abby FR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:06.05 4
15.09 50.96
3 Clapp, Marissa FR Illini NT 1:06.60 3
15.29 51.31
4 Easey, Kathryn SR Illini NT 1:06.65 2
15.29 51.36
5 Winck, Kristy FR Hoosiers-IN NT 1:06.82 1
1:06.89
6 Morris, Kelly FR Hoosiers-IN NT x1:08.91
15.24 53.67
7 Tracy, Leigh Ann JR Illini NT 1:09.71
15.26 54.45
8 Leibold, Samantha SR Illini NT x1:10.04
15.19 54.85

Event 8 Women 200 Yard Butterfly
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Kay, Allison FR Hoosiers-IN NT 2:03.10 9
27.20 1:03.30 17.78 14.82
2 Fuchs, Christie L SO Hoosiers-IN NT 2:05.36 4
28.82 31.88 32.04 32.62
3 Rothenberg, Jessica JR Illini NT 2:07.93 3
28.89 49.01 17.34 32.69
4 Schrader, Lauren M SO Hoosiers-IN NT 2:13.10 2
30.16 34.11 35.82 33.01
5 Shirley, Lindsey FR Illini NT 2:15.31 1
30.18 51.22 17.68 36.23
6 Weeks, Stephanie E FR Hoosiers-IN NT x2:22.41
30.23 36.14 37.66 38.38

Event 9 Women 50 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Lofstedt, Annica JR Hoosiers-IN NT 23.68 9
2 Viney, Barbie JR Illini NT 24.01 4
3 Farrell, Meghan JR Illini NT 24.06 3
4 Wentworth, Clarissa JR Hoosiers-IN NT 24.18 2
5 Cooper, Abby FR Hoosiers-IN NT 24.79 1
6 Poetz, Rebecca JR Illini NT 24.84
7 Brunka, Christina SR Illini NT x24.96
8 Jones, Sarah FR Hoosiers-IN NT x26.69

Event 10 Women 1 mtr Diving
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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1 Loukas, Christina Hoosiers-IN NT 308.77 9
2 Bain, Jackie JR Illini NT 210.82 4
3 Bernardo, Abbey SO Illini NT 196.50 3
4 Mendoza, Marina FR Illini NT 181.42 2
-- Greene, Ashley Hoosiers-IN NT X229.92
-- Silvestri, Lisa Hoosiers-IN NT X243.90
-- Weigle, Lindsay Hoosiers-IN NT X258.00
-- Chapman, Heather Hoosiers-IN NT X269.55

Event 11 Women 100 Yard Freestyle & 100 Fly Exhibition
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
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-- Jones, Sarah FR Hoosiers-IN NT X58.10
15.14 15.36
-- Cole, Baillie B Hoosiers-IN NT X1:00.06
15.99 15.41
-- Weeks, Stephanie E FR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:05.10
17.51 17.61

Event 12 Women 100 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Lofstedt, Annica JR Hoosiers-IN NT 50.83 9
13.15 13.00
2 Viney, Barbie JR Illini NT 51.84 4
13.47 13.17
3 Farrell, Meghan JR Illini NT 52.93 3
13.69 13.39
4 Wentworth, Clarissa JR Hoosiers-IN NT 53.15 2
13.85 13.20
5 Theissen, Katie FR Illini NT 54.25 1
14.04 13.66
6 Colgin, Doherty D SR Hoosiers-IN NT 54.51
14.04 13.95
7 Tracy, Leigh Ann JR Illini NT x55.40
14.40 14.31
8 Wyman, Stephanie FR Hoosiers-IN NT x57.42
14.97 14.68

Event 13 Women 200 Yard Backstroke
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Vaziri, Leila Hoosiers-IN NT 2:04.41 9
28.96 32.25 32.23 30.97
2 Bradley, Meghan SO Illini NT 2:09.27 4
30.46 32.58 32.92 33.31
3 Conner, Meghan FR Illini NT 2:16.19 3
31.83 34.15 35.26 34.95
4 Halloran, Beverly FR Illini NT 2:18.32 2
32.02 34.47 35.81 36.02
-- Ernst, Susanna S JR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:07.41
30.50 32.09 32.72 32.10
-- Parent, Michelle S JR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:15.07
32.32 34.03 34.87 33.85
-- Heyman, Caitlin FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:15.72
32.40 34.38 34.87 34.07

Event 14 Women 200 Yard Breaststroke Exhibition
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
-- Miller, M E FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:25.86
33.49 37.11 37.46 37.80
-- Mitchell, Abbey FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:28.21
33.72 37.27 38.31 38.91
-- Morris, Kelly FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:29.85
34.12 38.07 38.90 38.76

Event 15 Women 200 Yard Breaststroke
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Clapp, Marissa FR Illini NT 2:19.74 9
31.65 34.87 36.06 37.16
2 Winck, Kristy FR Hoosiers-IN NT 2:21.67 4
32.82 36.19 36.65 36.01
3 Easey, Kathryn SR Illini NT 2:24.01 3
33.12 38.44 36.46 35.99
4 Leibold, Samantha SR Illini NT 2:32.79 2
35.78 39.05 38.74 39.22
5 Funk, Kelly SO Illini NT x2:36.29
35.51 39.39 40.60 40.79
-- Stockwell, Sarah FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:22.05
32.79 36.33 36.78 36.15
-- Cooper, Abby FR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:23.79
33.64 37.58 36.82 35.75
-- Bradley, Kristen A SR Hoosiers-IN NT X2:24.55
33.30 36.81 37.38 37.06

Event 16 Women 500 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Colgin, Doherty D SR Hoosiers-IN NT 5:03.07 9
28.34 30.01 30.62 30.37 30.36 30.60 30.58 30.90
30.97 30.32
2 Jansson, Britta SR Illini NT 5:08.17 4
27.68 30.41 31.08 31.17 31.32 31.10 31.66 31.31
31.40 31.04
3 Stevens, Kellie SO Illini NT 5:11.40 3
29.49 31.75 31.95 31.42 31.44 31.05 31.22 31.37
31.28 30.43
4 Murphy, Jacqueline FR Illini NT 5:24.19 2
30.32 33.24 32.88 33.41 33.17 32.55 32.46 32.26
32.53 31.37
-- Fuchs, Christie L SO Hoosiers-IN NT X5:16.36
29.22 31.71 31.80 31.95 31.97 31.69 31.86 32.11
32.44 31.61
-- Lonergan, Megan FR Hoosiers-IN NT X5:19.20
29.11 31.50 31.94 32.27 32.43 32.82 32.67 32.32
32.79 31.35
-- Keefer, Meghan JR Hoosiers-IN NT X5:19.81
29.55 31.77 32.08 32.43 32.40 32.31 32.61 32.50
32.54 31.62
-- Moore, Caroline JR Illini NT DQ

Event 17 Women 100 Yard Butterfly
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Kay, Allison FR Hoosiers-IN NT 56.96 9
26.64 30.32
2 Grandcolas, Michelle JR Illini NT 58.70 4
27.49 31.21
3 Brunka, Christina SR Illini NT 59.93 3
27.94 31.99
4 Poetz, Rebecca JR Illini NT 1:00.52 2
28.53 31.99
5 Keehn, Ali FR Illini NT x1:00.83
28.69 32.14
-- Cihoski, Kristin FR Hoosiers-IN NT X58.40
27.39 31.01
-- Schrader, Lauren M SO Hoosiers-IN NT X59.92
28.55 31.37
-- Mitsch, Katie FR Hoosiers-IN NT X1:01.81
28.69 33.12

Event 18 Women 500 Yard Freestyle & 400 IM Exhibition
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
-- Torpey, Lauren M SR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:36.16
35.06 35.80 34.34 40.46 40.14
30.60 29.24
-- Miller, M E FR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:43.93
34.21 37.16 37.56 38.57 39.99
33.60 32.73
-- Mitchell, Abbey FR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:53.44
35.99 38.13 38.42 40.82 40.70
34.73 33.67
-- Sandberg, Katy FR Hoosiers-IN NT X5:24.41
29.54 32.72 33.02 32.73 32.85 32.92 32.69 32.90
32.96 32.08
-- Weintraub, Andrea FR Hoosiers-IN NT X5:50.40
31.92 34.72 35.17 35.56 35.49 35.72 35.27 35.81
35.99 34.75
-- Brunett, Lizzy FR Hoosiers-IN NT X6:04.95
33.33 36.81 37.18 36.77 37.17 36.74 37.32 36.92
36.85 35.86

Event 19 Women 3 mtr Diving
===============================================================================
Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Weigle, Lindsay Hoosiers-IN NT 307.12 9
2 Mendoza, Marina FR Illini NT 179.32 4
3 Bain, Jackie JR Illini NT 169.72 3
-- Chapman, Heather Hoosiers-IN NT X269.07
-- Silvestri, Lisa Hoosiers-IN NT X280.65
-- Greene, Ashley Hoosiers-IN NT X286.35
-- Loukas, Christina Hoosiers-IN NT X289.72

Event 20 Women 400 Yard IM
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Name Year School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 Bradley, Kristen A SR Hoosiers-IN NT 4:23.60 9
29.07 32.97 34.05 33.08 37.70 38.09 29.87 28.77
2 Rothenberg, Jessica JR Illini NT 4:31.94 4
29.51 33.11 34.80 34.47 39.07 38.37 31.62 30.99
3 Clapp, Marissa FR Illini NT 4:37.40 3
29.60 34.50 35.56 36.17 37.05 38.34 33.35 32.83
4 Funk, Kelly SO Illini NT 4:47.93 2
30.67 35.63 38.68 36.48 40.68 40.41 33.06 32.32
5 Shirley, Lindsey FR Illini NT x4:50.20
30.50 34.66 36.91 35.00 43.81 43.37 33.59 32.36
-- Kay, Allison FR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:25.56
27.93 31.67 34.37 34.84 37.74 38.22 30.92 29.87
-- Ernst, Susanna S JR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:31.98
29.69 34.79 34.16 34.40 38.57 39.32 31.36 29.69
-- Winck, Kristy FR Hoosiers-IN NT X4:41.76
30.81 33.98 38.01 36.17 39.66 38.48 33.11 31.54

Event 21 Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
===============================================================================
School Seed Finals Points
===============================================================================
1 University of Illinois 'A' NT 1:35.41 11
1) Viney, Barbie JR 2) Grandcolas, Michelle JR
3) Poetz, Rebecca JR 4) Farrell, Meghan JR
23.94 24.12 23.88 23.47
2 University of Illinois 'B' NT 1:40.18 4
1) Theissen, Katie FR 2) Tracy, Leigh Ann JR
3) Jansson, Britta SR 4) Brunka, Christina SR
25.40 25.07 25.59 24.12
3 University of Illinois 'C' NT x1:41.73
1) Bell, Liz FR 2) Keehn, Ali FR
3) Stevens, Kellie SO 4) Moore, Caroline JR
25.88 25.73 24.79 25.33
-- Indiana University-IN 'A' NT X1:35.52
1) Lofstedt, Annica JR 2) Wentworth, Clarissa JR
3) Vaziri, Leila 4) Cooper, Abby FR
23.80 24.08 23.50 24.14
-- Indiana University-IN 'B' NT X1:39.95
1) Colgin, Doherty D SR 2) Stockwell, Sarah FR
3) Cihoski, Kristin FR 4) Bradley, Kristen A SR
25.21 25.13 24.43 25.18