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Indiana Takes Second In Northwestern Relays

Nov 1, 1999

Bloomington, IN - Northwestern swept all eleven events to claim the Northwestern women's relays. Indiana University had a strong day, placing second, to wrap up a long weekend of competition.

The Hoosiers took second place in the 400 yard freestyle relay, while posting their best time of the season in that event. Juniors Jennifer Cristy and Meghan Rice teamed with freshmen Sarah Bowman and Anne Williams to record an Indiana season best of 3:32.33, faster than the previous best of 3:37.09 by Williams, Bowman, Rice and Ellie Lallman.

Indiana also improved in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Senior Libbie McCarthy, and freshmen Megan Geers, Colleen McCracken and Williams swam to a third place finish with a time of 1:48.29 - nearly two seconds ahead of yesterday's time of 1:50.09.

IU also saw improvement in its 400-yard medly relay team (second, 3:54.42) and the 200 free team (second in 1:37.02). The Hoosiers took second in six events, and third in five.

The Hoosiers return to IU's Counsilman/ Billingsley Aquatics center on Saturday November 6th for a co-ed meet against the University of Kentucky. Action starts at 1 p.m.

Final Team Scores
1. Northwestern 220
2. Indiana 166
3. Michigan State 164
4. Northern Illinois 132
5. U. Illinois-Chicago 92
6. U. Wisconsin-Mil. 90