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Men's Swimming And Diving Drops Dual Meet With Northwestern To End Weekend Twinbill

Jan. 19, 2008

Final Stats

EVANSTON, Ill. – Competing in its second dual meet in less than a 24-hour span, the University of Notre Dame men’s swimming and diving team came up short in dual meet action against Northwestern on Saturday, 189-111, at Norris Aquatics Center.

Irish sophomore John Lytle claimed a pair of wins to lead Notre Dame (3-6).

Notre Dame returns home as they host the Shamrock Dual Meet Invitational Jan. 25-26 at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.

400 Medley Relay: Andrew MacKay, Sam Pendergrast, MacKenzie LeBlacnc, and Lytle powered their squad to a 3:23.20 finish, which was good for second place.

1,000 Free: Andrew Deters (9:31.31) and Chris Douville (9:37.70) finished second and fourth, respectively.

200 Free: After Northwestern took the first two spots Joshua Nosal (1:43.07) and Andrew Hoffman (1:44.18) were next in line at the finish.

100 Back: MacKay clocked in at 51.89 and a third-place finish, while Thomas Van Volkenburg also got in the scoring column for the visitors with a time of 53.92.

100 Breast: Pendergreast (57.28), Peter Koppel (1:00.93), and Eric Swenson (1:01.28) each got in on the action for Notre Dame to collect points.

200 Fly: A pair of Irish swimmers finished in the money … Patrick Augustyn (1:56.75) and Connor Wills (1:57.39) were the top finishers for Notre Dame.

50 Free: The first of Lytle’s two individual wins came in the event with a sub-21.00 time … he finished in 20.85.

100 Free: Lytle’s second win came with a time of 45.14 … Andrew Hoffman (47.25) touched in with a fourth-place standing.

200 Back: Michael Sullivan (1:52.49) was second … Douville checked in at fourth with a mark of 1:55.28.

200 Breast: Daniel Rave (2:05.13), Joe Raycroft (2:09.68), and Koppel (2:09.91) each finished behind the Wildcats’ John Franklin.

500 Free: Nosal was third with a mark of 4:39.51 … just behind him was Deters (4:41.85).

100 Fly: LeBlanc (52.14) and Augustyn (52.15) were fourth and fifth, respectively.

400 Individual Medley: Behind Peter Park were MacKay (4:04.92), Deters (4:05.06), and Sullivan (4:05.79).

400 Free Relay: A second-place tandem of Lytle, Hoffman, Nosal, and Van Volkenburg tag-teamed to a second-place finish in 3:04.16.

3-meter Diving: Michael Bulfin was victorious in the event for the second time in as many days … he scored 390.98 points … Nathan Geary (346.80) stepped up for a third-place finish … Sam Stoner (338.78) was fourth.

1-meter Diving: Stoner (315.90) and Wesley Villaflor (304.80) staked the second and third spots … Eric Lex (298.65) also scored points for the Irish.