NCAA Div. I Women: Irish Edge Michigan in a Down-to-the-Wire Thriller

NOTRE DAME, Ind., Feb. 1. THE Notre Dame women's swimming and diving team won the 200 freestyle relay by .33 seconds to defeat Michigan 153-147 in dual meet action today at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.

Notre Dame improves to 9-1-1 on the season, while Michigan falls to 3-3 overall.

In a thrilling final, Notre Dame's 200 freestyle relay team of junior Danielle Hulick, senior Heidi Hendrick, sophomore Katie Eckholt and sophomore Kristen Peterson narrowly outtouched Michigan's team of Laura Kaznecki, Erin Abbey, Anne Weilbacher and Abby Seskevics. Notre Dame finished in 1:35.03, while the Wolverines were timed in 1:35.36.

Overall, Notre Dame won nine races today while defeating Michigan. After placing second in the 200 yard medley relay, the 1,650 freestyle and the 200 freestyle, Hulick got Notre Dame on the winning track by taking first in the 100 backstroke. Hulick won in the a time of 56.33, while Peterson was fourth and freshman Kara Santelli was fifth.

After Michigan's Kelli Stein won the 100 breaststroke, junior Lisa Garcia was first in the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:01.03. Irish freshman Christel Bouvron was third in 2:03.69 and sophomore Brooke Taylor was fourth in the 2:05.00.

Hulick made it two wins when she touched in first in the 50 freestyle. Hulick's time of 23.90 was good enough to beat Seskevics (24.21) and Kaznecki (24.31).

Hendrick, swimming in her final home meet as a member of the Irish, was first in the 100 freestyle in a time of 51.86. Michigan took the next three places, followed by Eckholt in fifth (54.10).

Peterson, who has struggled all season after suffering mono in the fall, won her first big race of the spring taking top honors in 200 backstroke. Peterson's time was 2:03.42, while Michigan's Sara Johnson was second (2:04.10) and Abbey was third (2:04.85) Junior Marie Labosky was fourth and sophomore Sarah Alwen was fifth.

Stein won her second race of the meet in the 200 breaststroke and Michigan's Emily-Clare Fenn also won her second race when she was first in the 500 freestyle (Fenn also won the 1,650 freestyle).

Weilbacher then took first in the 100 butterfly (55.38), drawing Michigan even closer to the Irish.
Labosky put the Irish back ahead when she took first in the women's 200 individual medley in a time of 2:05.82. Garcia was third in 2:07.85, while senior Amy Deger was fourth in 2:10.37.

Notre Dame's Meghan Perry-Eaton also helped the team cause winning both the one and three-meter diving competitions. Perry-Eaton won the one-meter event with 322.64 points. Michigan's Tealin Kelemen was second in 267.52. Perry-Eaton also dominated the three-meter event with 307.95 points, 46 points higher than her closer competitor. Michigan took the next four places, followed by Notre Dame's Samantha Raneri was sixth in 198.22.

Notre Dame is next in action Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 20-22, at the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships in Uniondale, N.Y.

Notre Dame vs. University of Michigan – Women
February 1, 2003
Results

Event 1 Women 200 Yard Medley Relay

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School Finals Points

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1 University Of Michigan 'A' 1:44.67 11

1) Abbey, Erin SR 2) Stein, Kelli JR

3) Weilbacher, Anne FR 4) Seskevics, Abby FR

27.13 56.29 1:21.17 1:44.67

2 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'A' 1:46.16 4

1) Hulick, Danielle JR 2) Musgrave, Laurie JR

3) D'Olier, Lisa JR 4) Hendrick, Heidi 0

28.65 1:46.16

3 University Of Michigan 'B' 1:48.51 2

1) Kaznecki, Laura SR 2) Larson, Elsa FR

3) Watts, Erica JR 4) Egnatuk, Tracy SO

27.58 58.20 1:24.78 1:48.51

4 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'B' 1:49.29

1) Santelli, Kara FR 2) Choura, Courtney FR

3) Deger, Amy SR 4) Peterson, Kristen SO

28.02 58.90 1:25.29 1:49.29

5 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'C' x1:51.12

1) Roberts, Jessica JR 2) Healey, Georgia SO

3) Taylor, Brooke SO 4) Walker, Kalei FR

28.27 58.96 1:25.97 1:51.12

6 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'D' x1:56.03

1) Campbell, Courtney FR 2) Philipp, Katie JR

3) Mantey, Annie FR 4) Steffan, Mary FR

29.74 1:04.00 1:30.53 1:56.03

Event 2 Women 1650 Yard Freestyle

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Fenn, Emily-Clare JR Michigan 16:40.28 9

28.26 59.04 1:29.62 2:00.12 2:30.39 3:00.73 3:31.12 4:01.52

4:31.98 5:02.42 5:32.94 6:03.44 7:04.33 7:04.33 7:34.68 8:05.09

8:35.39 9:05.76 9:35.88 10:06.19 10:36.52 11:06.81 11:37.50 12:08.05

12:38.53 13:09.05 13:39.56 14:09.95 14:40.26 15:10.54 15:40.77 16:10.74

16:40.28

2 Labosky, Marie JR Notre Dame 16:44.50 4

28.36 58.99 1:29.55 1:59.95 2:30.23 3:00.42 3:30.98 4:01.50

4:31.91 5:02.23 5:32.62 6:03.18 7:04.06 7:04.06 7:34.50 8:04.77

8:35.19 9:05.51 9:35.89 10:06.11 10:36.50 11:07.09 11:37.60 12:08.05

12:38.62 13:09.19 13:40.02 14:10.67 14:41.07 15:11.99 15:42.75 16:13.73

16:44.50

3 Barton, Kelli SO Notre Dame 17:03.67 3

2:00.68 2:31.09 3:01.69 3:32.17 4:02.65 4:33.34

5:03.93 5:34.61 6:05.37 7:07.08 7:07.08 7:38.12 8:09.12

8:40.28 9:11.68 9:43.15 10:14.64 10:46.11 11:17.32 11:48.72 12:20.25

12:51.63 13:23.44 13:55.02 14:26.56 14:58.29 15:29.94 16:01.61 16:33.12

17:03.67

4 Eberwein, Lori JR Michigan 17:18.01 2

29.28 59.95 1:31.03 2:02.41 2:33.57 3:04.86 3:36.14 4:07.59

4:39.20 5:10.93 5:42.72 6:14.36 7:17.54 7:17.54 7:48.96 8:20.71

8:52.44 9:24.18 9:55.85 10:27.44 10:59.19 11:30.77 12:02.45 12:34.25

13:06.03 13:37.88 14:09.80 14:41.51 15:13.22 15:44.89 16:16.09 16:47.47

17:18.01

5 Kern, Julie SR Michigan 17:19.59 1

29.93 1:01.61 1:33.49 2:05.48 2:37.25 3:09.32 3:40.99 4:12.90

4:44.57 5:16.39 5:48.30 6:20.08 7:23.29 7:23.29 7:54.77 9:29.45

10:32.27 11:35.02 12:06.40 12:37.66

13:09.08 13:40.55 14:11.92 14:43.33 15:15.10 15:46.55 16:18.20 16:49.58

17:19.59

6 Kohrt, Nicole SR Notre Dame 17:25.25

30.07 1:02.03 1:33.96 2:06.02 2:38.15 3:10.20 3:41.96 4:13.73

4:45.48 5:16.99 5:48.66 6:20.24 7:23.49 7:23.49 7:55.12 8:26.74

8:58.39 9:30.22 10:01.77 10:33.40 11:05.03 11:36.66 12:08.23 12:39.99

13:11.58 13:43.34 14:14.97 14:46.78 15:18.52 15:50.21 16:21.95 16:53.66

17:25.25

7 Cerreta, Sara JR Notre Dame x17:53.70

1:33.42 2:37.90 3:10.27 3:42.70 4:15.25 4:47.41 5:19.93 5:52.34

6:24.70 6:57.08 7:29.55 8:02.05 9:06.99 9:06.99 9:39.62 10:12.54

10:45.56 11:18.17 11:51.31 12:24.20 12:57.17

13:30.02 14:02.89 14:36.26 15:09.40 15:42.67 16:15.28 16:48.25 17:21.39

17:53.70

— Cavadini, Katie SR Notre Dame X18:03.44

30.20 1:02.48 1:34.65 2:07.04 3:12.55 3:45.34 7:01.71

7:34.89 8:41.16 9:47.03 10:53.31

11:59.70 12:32.68 13:05.75

13:38.91 14:12.00 14:45.32 15:18.45 15:51.78 16:25.20 16:58.16 17:31.43

18:03.44

Event 3 Women 200 Yard Freestyle

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 McCullough, Amy SO Michigan 1:50.06 9

1:22.19 1:50.06

2 Hendrick, Heidi 0 Notre Dame 1:53.32 4

26.26 54.57 1:23.38 1:53.32

3 Alwen, Sarah SO Notre Dame 1:54.95 3

26.73 55.22 1:24.69 1:54.95

4 Eckholt, Katie SO Notre Dame 1:55.26 2

27.14 55.84 1:25.77 1:55.26

5 Walker, Kalei FR Notre Dame x1:56.19

27.27 55.97 1:25.65 1:56.19

6 Karlson, Jenay SR Michigan 1:57.89 1

27.69 57.16 1:27.25 1:57.89

7 Mandel, Maya JR Michigan 2:04.93

29.14 1:00.99 1:33.25 2:04.93

— Steffan, Mary FR Notre Dame X1:58.53

27.78 57.74 1:58.53

Event 4 Women 100 Yard Backstroke

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Hulick, Danielle JR Notre Dame 56.33 9

27.65 56.33

2 Johnson, Sara JR Michigan 57.68 4

28.38 57.68

3 Abbey, Erin SR Michigan 57.76 3

28.21 57.76

4 Peterson, Kristen SO Notre Dame 58.04 2

28.43 58.04

5 Santelli, Kara FR Notre Dame 59.25 1

29.16 59.25

6 Roberts, Jessica JR Notre Dame x59.62

29.24 59.62

— Campbell, Courtney FR Notre Dame X1:02.98

31.22 1:02.98

Event 5 Women 100 Yard Breaststroke

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Stein, Kelli JR Michigan 1:04.74 9

30.97 1:04.74

2 Musgrave, Laurie JR Notre Dame 1:05.01 4

30.89 1:05.01

3 Choura, Courtney FR Notre Dame 1:05.39 3

30.75 1:05.39

4 Healey, Georgia SO Notre Dame 1:05.97 2

31.31 1:05.97

5 Larson, Elsa FR Michigan 1:07.18 1

31.75 1:07.18

6 Mantey, Annie FR Notre Dame x1:09.24

32.69 1:09.24

Event 6 Women 200 Yard Butterfly

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Garcia, Lisa JR Notre Dame 2:01.03 9

28.20 59.44 1:30.30 2:01.03

2 Weilbacher, Anne FR Michigan 2:02.52 4

27.78 59.45 1:31.02 2:02.52

3 Bouvron, Christel FR Notre Dame 2:03.69 3

28.05 59.58 1:30.75 2:03.69

4 Taylor, Brooke SO Notre Dame 2:05.00 2

28.30 1:00.04 1:32.25 2:05.00

5 Deger, Amy SR Notre Dame x2:08.84

29.46 1:01.83 1:34.94 2:08.84

6 Watts, Erica JR Michigan 2:08.99 1

28.65 1:01.06 1:34.44 2:08.99

— D'Olier, Lisa JR Notre Dame X2:06.32

28.89 1:00.81 1:33.24 2:06.32

— Jackson, Christina SR Notre Dame X2:10.29

1:02.31 2:10.29

Event 7 Women 50 Yard Freestyle

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Hulick, Danielle JR Notre Dame 23.90 9

2 Seskevics, Abby FR Michigan 24.21 4

3 Kaznecki, Laura SR Michigan 24.31 3

4 Egnatuk, Tracy SO Michigan 24.50 2

5 Eckholt, Katie SO Notre Dame 24.63 1

6 Santelli, Kara FR Notre Dame 25.22

7 Steffan, Mary FR Notre Dame x25.42

8 Mandel, Maya JR Michigan x26.52

Event 8 Women 1 mtr Diving

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Perry-Eaton, Meghan JR Notre Dame 322.64 9

2 Kelemen, Tealin JR Michigan 267.52 4

3 Goolik, Alexis SO Michigan 248.02 3

4 Vander Kuyl, Kelly SR Michigan 238.64 2

5 Kennedy, Kristina 0 Notre Dame 219.58 1

6 Koglin, Emily SR Michigan x208.72

7 Raneri, Samantha FR Notre Dame 183.37

— Larson, Courtney SO Michigan X215.92

Event 9 Women 100 Yard Freestyle

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Hendrick, Heidi 0 Notre Dame 51.86 9

24.91 51.86

2 McCullough, Amy SO Michigan 52.26 4

25.93 52.26

3 Seskevics, Abby FR Michigan 52.66 3

25.38 52.66

4 Kaznecki, Laura SR Michigan 53.37 2

5 Eckholt, Katie SO Notre Dame 54.10 1

26.48 54.10

6 Brundidge, Clinique FR Michigan x54.86

26.70 54.86

7 Steffan, Mary FR Notre Dame 55.04

26.80 55.04

8 Campbell, Courtney FR Notre Dame x56.51

27.42 56.51

— Walker, Kalei FR Notre Dame X53.92

26.41 53.92

— Mandel, Maya JR Michigan X57.03

27.66 57.03

Event 10 Women 200 Yard Backstroke

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Peterson, Kristen SO Notre Dame 2:03.42 9

29.08 1:00.64 1:32.32 2:03.42

2 Johnson, Sara JR Michigan 2:04.10 4

30.10 1:01.79 1:33.38 2:04.10

3 Abbey, Erin SR Michigan 2:04.85 3

29.48 1:00.67 1:32.69 2:04.85

4 Labosky, Marie JR Notre Dame 2:06.44 2

30.60 1:02.30 1:34.51 2:06.44

5 Alwen, Sarah SO Notre Dame 2:06.73 1

30.02 1:01.83 1:34.26 2:06.73

6 Santelli, Kara FR Notre Dame x2:08.13

30.45 1:03.46 1:35.99 2:08.13

— Roberts, Jessica JR Notre Dame X2:07.17

30.07 1:01.92 1:34.78 2:07.17

Event 11 Women 200 Yard Breaststroke

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Stein, Kelli JR Michigan 2:18.77 9

32.44 1:07.78 1:43.66 2:18.77

2 Musgrave, Laurie JR Notre Dame 2:20.35 4

31.91 1:07.64 1:43.93 2:20.35

3 Larson, Elsa FR Michigan 2:21.42 3

32.39 1:08.41 1:44.55 2:21.42

4 Healey, Georgia SO Notre Dame 2:22.52 2

32.17 1:08.64 1:45.27 2:22.52

5 Choura, Courtney FR Notre Dame 2:24.07 1

31.95 1:08.18 1:45.49 2:24.07

6 Philipp, Katie JR Notre Dame x2:29.33

34.84 1:12.44 1:50.93 2:29.33

— Mantey, Annie FR Notre Dame X2:31.12

33.56 1:11.27 1:50.75 2:31.12

Event 12 Women 500 Yard Freestyle

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Fenn, Emily-Clare JR Michigan 4:56.97 9

27.61 57.03 1:27.28 1:57.55 2:27.70 2:57.81 3:27.86 3:58.18

4:28.30 4:56.97

2 McCullough, Amy SO Michigan 4:57.15 4

28.32 58.04 1:28.23 1:58.51 2:28.45 2:58.66 3:28.80 3:59.12

4:29.20 4:57.15

3 Barton, Kelli SO Notre Dame 5:01.40 3

28.72 58.86 1:29.00 1:59.19 2:29.53 2:59.94 3:30.39 4:01.02

4:31.82 5:01.40

4 Bouvron, Christel FR Notre Dame 5:06.22 2

28.53 59.74 1:31.52 2:03.28 2:34.77 3:05.56 3:36.55 4:07.42

4:37.38 5:06.22

5 Eberwein, Lori JR Michigan 5:06.65 1

1:00.23 2:02.87 3:05.15 4:07.16 5:06.65

6 Kohrt, Nicole SR Notre Dame 5:10.51

29.08 1:00.26 1:31.67 2:03.14 2:34.42 3:05.72 3:36.90 4:08.17

4:39.49 5:10.51

7 Kern, Julie SR Michigan x5:17.19

29.51 1:01.31 1:33.13 2:04.95 2:36.67 3:08.79 3:41.31 4:13.53

4:45.77 5:17.19

8 Walker, Kalei FR Notre Dame x5:24.03

29.51 1:01.34 1:33.69 2:06.38 2:39.48 3:12.44 3:45.90 4:19.18

4:52.31 5:24.03

— Cerreta, Sara JR Notre Dame X5:18.02

28.86 1:00.57 1:32.60 2:04.41 2:36.18 3:08.37 3:40.73 4:13.23

4:45.86 5:18.02

— Cavadini, Katie SR Notre Dame X5:31.06

29.59 1:02.39 1:36.15 2:10.10 2:43.70 3:16.63 3:50.12 4:24.08

4:58.20 5:31.06

Event 13 Women 100 Yard Butterfly

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Weilbacher, Anne FR Michigan 55.38 9

26.37 55.38

2 Garcia, Lisa JR Notre Dame 56.84 4

27.06 56.84

3 Deger, Amy SR Notre Dame 57.91 3

27.78 57.91

4 Taylor, Brooke SO Notre Dame 58.54 2

27.56 58.54

5 D'Olier, Lisa JR Notre Dame x58.88

27.38 58.88

6 Watts, Erica JR Michigan 59.16 1

27.83 59.16

7 Brundidge, Clinique FR Michigan 1:00.16

28.37 1:00.16

— Mantey, Annie FR Notre Dame X1:00.11

28.22 1:00.11

Event 14 Women 3 mtr Diving

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Perry-Eaton, Meghan JR Notre Dame 307.95 9

2 Kelemen, Tealin JR Michigan 261.37 4

3 Vander Kuyl, Kelly SR Michigan 251.92 3

4 Goolik, Alexis SO Michigan 247.05 2

5 Koglin, Emily SR Michigan x218.02

6 Raneri, Samantha FR Notre Dame 198.22 1

7 Kennedy, Kristina 0 Notre Dame 189.82

— Larson, Courtney SO Michigan X213.75

Event 15 Women 200 Yard IM

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Name Year School Finals Points

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1 Labosky, Marie JR Notre Dame 2:05.82 9

28.74 1:00.75 1:37.02 2:05.82

2 Johnson, Sara JR Michigan 2:06.19 4

28.13 59.83 1:36.89 2:06.19

3 Garcia, Lisa JR Notre Dame 2:07.85 3

28.35 1:01.06 1:38.50 2:07.85

4 Deger, Amy SR Notre Dame 2:10.37 2

28.58 1:01.32 1:40.07 2:10.37

5 Choura, Courtney FR Notre Dame x2:11.97

28.72 1:03.12 1:40.66 2:11.97

6 Larson, Elsa FR Michigan 2:14.08 1

29.93 1:05.15 1:41.94 2:14.08

— Taylor, Brooke SO Notre Dame X2:12.02

28.65 1:01.77 1:41.51 2:12.02

— D'Olier, Lisa JR Notre Dame X2:13.48

28.25 1:03.86 1:43.18 2:13.48

Event 16 Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

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School Finals Points

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1 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'A' 1:35.03 11

1) Hulick, Danielle JR 2) Hendrick, Heidi 0

3) Eckholt, Katie SO 4) Peterson, Kristen SO

23.49 47.19 1:11.25 1:35.03

2 University Of Michigan 'A' 1:35.36 4

1) Kaznecki, Laura SR 2) Abbey, Erin SR

3) Weilbacher, Anne FR 4) Seskevics, Abby FR

24.31 48.36 1:11.87 1:35.36

3 University Of Michigan 'B' 1:36.52 2

1) Egnatuk, Tracy SO 2) Stein, Kelli JR

3) McCullough, Amy SO 4) Fenn, Emily-Clare JR

24.27 48.52 1:11.94 1:36.52

4 University Of Notre Dame-Women 'B' 1:38.68

1) Healey, Georgia SO 2) Musgrave, Laurie JR

3) Bouvron, Christel FR 4) Alwen, Sarah SO

25.01 49.86 1:14.66 1:38.68

5 University Of Michigan 'C' x1:42.67

1) Brundidge, Clinique FR 2) Eberwein, Lori JR

3) Watts, Erica JR 4) Johnson, Sara JR

25.65 51.49 1:16.75 1:42.67

Event 17 Women 400 Yard IM

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Name Year School Finals Points

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— Philipp, Katie JR Notre Dame X4:35.45

30.78 1:04.83 1:39.59 2:13.91 2:52.33 3:31.23 4:03.39 4:35.45

— Jackson, Christina SR Notre Dame X4:37.28

29.32 1:02.52 1:38.89 2:14.44 2:55.29 3:35.75 4:07.03 4:37.28

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