NCAA Div. I: Duke, William & Mary Split

DURHAM, NC., Feb. 2. THE Duke women's swimming and diving team closed out its dual meet season with its fourth victory of the year, defeating William & Mary 143-100 on Saturday afternoon. The Duke men fell to the Tribe,

Sophomores Lauren Hancock and Lauren Cornet were both double-winners for the Blue Devil women, who improved to 4-6 on the season. Hancock took the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:37.79 and the 500 freestyle in 5:11.19,
while Cornet captured the 200 IM in 2:05.39 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:18.57.

Sophomore Amy Halligan (first, 2:07.01) and senior Paige Dommerich (second, 2:07.51) went one-two in the 200 butterfly, while senior Jen Gauger (first, 25.22) and Dommerich (second, 25.35) did the same in the 50 freestyle.

The Duke men, who fell to 3-7 on the year, were led by freshman John Humphrey, who was first in the 200 IM in 1:55.58, and junior Drew Dinsick, who was first in the 1000 freestyle in 9:50.43. The Blue Devils swept the 200 backstroke, led by freshman Dave Peck (first, 1:54.16) and seniors Chris Fleizach (second, 1:55.60) and Ryan Harsch (third, 1:57.30).

The Blue Devil women return to action when they travel to College Park, Md., for ACC Championships February 21-23. The Duke men compete at ACC's also in College Park February 28-March 2.

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