Wisconsin Swimming Sweeps Green Bay on Senior Night


The 24th-ranked Wisconsin men’s swim and dive program wrapped up its regular season with a 176-103 win over Green Bay on Friday. The Badgers won 14 events, including four by seniors during UW’s Senior Night celebration.

Four Badger seniors won events on Friday, including double-event winners Wes Jekel and Ben Wiegand.

Jekel won 200 back in 1 minutes, 43.73 seconds while Wiegand claimed the 100 free in 44.21. The Badgers swept the top-three places in the 100 free behind Wiegand. Senior Constantin Bensch finished second in 44.39 while senior Ryan Zelen took third in 45.51.

Jekel, Wiegand and Bensch also teamed with fellow senior Will Myhre to win the 200 free relay in 1:24.54.

Other senior winners were Drew Nixdorf in the 100 back in 48.43 and Jack Leuthold in the 500 free in 4:36.22.

Junior Daniel Muller won the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events for UW. The Badgers swept the 1-meter board with Muller leading the way with 367.88. Jan Lanser took second with 337.80 points and Sebastian Lawrence taking third with 325.73 points. Muller also claimed the 3-meter board with 339.15 points.

Wisconsin freshman Dominik Mark Torok continued his win streak, earning an individual win for the fourth-straight meet. Torok, who recently picked up Big Ten Freshman of the Week accolades, won the 200 breast in 1:58.55.

Junior Jake Newmark also continued his individual winning streak in the freestyle, hitting the wall first in the 1000 free in 10:10.84.

Wisconsin swept the freestyle events with Isaac Casey-Hrenak touching first in the 50 free in 20.49. Myhre finished second in 20.59 and Zelen took third in 20.62.

Sophomore Yigit Aslan led a 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 free, winning in 1:36.74. Andrew Benson finished second in 1:38.69 while Jude Williams took third in 1:40.32.

Wisconsin freshman Charlie Jones won the 200 fly in 1:51.69 while sophomore Matthew Segal was the victor in the 200 IM in 1:50.67.

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The 17th-ranked Wisconsin women’s swimming and diving team celebrated Senior Day in dominating fashion, winning 14 events to defeat Green Bay, 192-95, on Friday.

Four Wisconsin seniors claimed event wins on the day, including double-event winner Kit Greenberg.

Greenberg wrapped up her home career with wins in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. The senior from Tarrytown, New York, led a 1-2-3 sweep for the Badgers on the 3-meter board. Greenberg won with 277.13 points while Molly Hampton finished second with 265.58 points and Yasmin Hill took third with 250.73 points.

Wisconsin also claimed the top-three spots on the 1-meter board with the senior tallying 265.50 points for the win. Hill finished second with 248.63 points and Hampton took third with 236.48 points.

Three other seniors won events as Mikayla Seigal led UW to a 1-2 finish in the 200 butterfly. Seigal touch in 2 minutes, 1.95 seconds while freshman Blair Stoneburg finished second in 2:04.82.

Elizabeth Moore won the 200 breaststroke in 2:15.22 as the Badgers claimed the top-three places. Alex Anagnostopoulos took second in 2:22.35 while Natalie Bercutt was third in 2:24.08.

Wisconsin senior Mallory Jump also won her final event in the Soderholm Family Aquatic Center, touching first in the 200 individual medley in 2:01.75. It was another Badger sweep as junior Phoebe Bacon took second in 2:01.78 while freshman Hazal Ozkan finished third in 2:04.38.
Other event winners

Wisconsin’s underclassmen claimed nine other events.

The Badgers swept the freestyle event as freshman Regan Miller won the 50 free in 23.69. Wisconsin sophomore Sophie Fiske touched in 52.33 for the win in the 100 free while Miller was a close second in 52.41.

Sophomore Mackenzie McConagha claimed the 200 free in 1:50.52 while sophomore Paige McKenna finished second in 1:53.77. McKenna won the 500 free in 4:51.18 while junior Elle Braun led all finishers in the 1000 free, touching in 10:02.81.

Wisconsin also won both backstroke events with Anna teDuits claiming the 100 back in 57.36 while Kaylyn Schoof touched in 2:03.19 to win the 200 back.

UW’s other event winners were Abby Carlson in the 100 fly in 55.98 and the team of Jump, Bacon, Fiske, and Ozkan winning the 200 medley relay in 1:38.59.


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