EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 10. The University of Wisconsin won twin victories over Northwestern on Friday, November 10, at the Norris Aquatics Center in Evanston. The men won 171-129, while the women won 172-128.
Wisconsin won 21 of 32 events in the two meets combined, including a perfect four for four in the relays. Ellen Stonebraker was the standout for the Badgers as she won the 100, 200 and 500 freestyles. Stonebraker was also a member of Wisconsin’s winning 400 freestyle relay team.
On the men’s side, the Wildcats were led by seniors Steve Steketee and Todd Capen with two wins and one second place performance each. Steketee won the 100 freestyle (45.60) and 200 freestyle (1:40.62), while taking second in the 100 butterfly (50.21). Capen was victorious in the 200 backstroke (1:51.80), the 400 IM (4:00.71) and finished second in the 100 backstroke (52.25).
Other winners for Northwestern were Mike Shue in the 1000 freestyle (9:25.78) and Kellan O’Connor in the 200 butterfly (1:48.97
Leading the Wildcat women, freshman Katie Simmons was victorious in the 100 (1:04.66) and 200 (2:16.64) breaststrokes.
Erica Rose led a 1-2-3 Wildcat finish in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:07.77. She was followed by Vicky West and Stephanie Cranston. Other winners for Northwestern were Rachel Johnson in the 200 butterfly (2:03.12) and Tashy Bohm in the 200 backstroke (2:00.64).