Purdue Invitational: Boilermaker Girls, Northwestern Males Safe Victories
Purdue’s ladies grabbed three wins and whereas the Northwestern males had 5 victories on the ultimate night time of the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind., and people two groups every secured the general meet titles. Purdue scored 1093.5 factors to win convincingly over Northwestern (747) and Illinois (469), whereas the Northwestern males wracked up 1047.5 factors to beat out Purdue (886.5) and McKendree (603).
Purdue’s Caitlin Hurley pulled away for the win within the ladies’s 1650 freestyle, touching in 16:41.69, about two seconds forward of teammate Reagan Mattice (16:43.60). Illinois’ Paloma Canos Cervera positioned third in 16:47.10. Afterward, Purdue pulled off a 1-2-3 sweep within the 200 butterfly. Cecilie Wiuff grabbed the win in 1:59.10, and teammate Madeline Greaves took second in 1:59.67 forward of early chief Brinly Hardy (1:59.79). Platform diving was additionally the area of Purdue, with Daryn Wright profitable with a rating of 313.20 forward of teammates Maycey Vieta (305.00) and Sophia McAfee (283.20).
Northwestern’s Ayla Spitz trailed Southern Illinois’ Celia Pulido by six tenths midway by way of the 200 backstroke, however Spitz was the quickest swimmer by a second on every of the ultimate two 50s. Spitz touched in 1:53.48, with Pulido touching virtually two seconds again in 1:55.30 and Northwestern’s Justine Murdock putting third in 1:56.15. Lindsay Ervin made it back-to-back wins for the Northwestern ladies as she got here in at 49.03 within the 100 free forward of Missouri State’s Jordan Wenner (49.64) and Purdue’s Kendra Brown (49.98).
Northwestern’s Maggie Papanicholas was eight tenths behind Southern Illinois’ Olivia Herron getting into the final two lengths earlier than Papanicholas got here residence in a blistering 32.65 to take the lead and steal away the win in 2:12.09. Herron was second in 2:13.79, with Illinois State’s Madyson Morse rounding out the highest three (2:14.10).
The Northwestern workforce of Spitz, Ervin, Audrey Yu and Sydney Smith captured first place within the 400 free relay in 3:17.45, adopted by the Purdue workforce of Brown, Maggie Love, Hurley and Kendal Schreder (3:18.88). Third went to Missouri State’s Lana Lanson, Jordan Wenner, Anna Lucas and Sami Roemer (3:21.73).
The boys’s 1650 free noticed Northwestern’s Andrew Martin slip underneath 15:00 as he touched in 14:58.19, beating runnerup Chris Davidson of McKendree by greater than 22 seconds. Davidson touched in 15:20.52, and Missouri State’s Dylan Moffatt took third in 15:23.86. The Wildcats then pulled off a 1-3 end within the males’s 200 again, with David Grechik going wire-to-wire to win in 1:41.92 and Tyler Lu grabbing third (1:44.29). Purdue’s Dylan Burau break up the distinction in 1:43.22.
The third Northwestern win belonged to Matthew Fortunate, who completed nicely to beat Purdue’s Coleman Modglin within the 200 breast, 1:56.60 to 1:57.09. Purdue’s Maxwell Blume was third in 1:57.73. Afterward, Adam Cohen received platform diving for Northwestern at 298.55, simply forward of Purdue’s Holden Higbie (295.50), with Northwestern’s Ryan Augustine third (270.55).
The Boilermaker males obtained on the board when Brady Samuels held off charging Northwestern swimmer Caden Duncan, 42.58 to 42.80. Nicely again in third was Southern Illinois’ Alex Santiago (43.47).
Within the night’s remaining particular person occasion, McKendree’s Jack Lustig claimed a dominant win in 1:42.78, two seconds off the NCAA Division II file he set final season however greater than two seconds faster than every other DII swimmer swam eventually 12 months’s championships. Saturday night in West Lafayette, Northwestern teammates Diego Nosak (1:44.56) and Tona Zinn (1:45.91) positioned second and third, respectively.
Northwestern obtained again on prime to wrap up the meet. Southern Illinois had the lead for the primary 350 yards of the 400 free relay, however Duncan break up 42.22 to tug the Wildcats into the lead by the end. Jan Michal Karolchak, Connor Schuster, Ben Forbes and Duncan mixed for a time of two:54.04. The Salukis’ Donat Csuvarszki, Santiago, Alex Cimera and Jered Moore took second in 2:54.88, whereas McKendree’s Alireza Yavari, Caleb Regulation, Arthur Souza and Tyson Upton took third in 2:55.69.