The Huskers improved to 8-0 after defeating South Dakota and Iowa State on Friday
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Huskers Cruise Past Coyotes, Down Cyclones

By NU Athletic Communications

Ames, Iowa - The Nebraska swimming and diving team defeated South Dakota (240-59) and Iowa State (176.5-122.5) in their dual meet that took place Friday afternoon at Iowa State's Beyer Pool.

Nebraska won eight of the fourteen individual events and both relays on Friday to take the dual meet victory and improve their record to 8-0 on the season. Junior Bailey Pons led the way for the Huskers, winning the 200-yard (1:53.56), 500-yard (5:00.71), and 1,000-yard freestyles (10:17.18). 

Senior Hayley Martin also stood out with wins in the 100-yard backstroke (57.02) and 100-yard freestyle (51.20). Additionally, Martin was a part of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay teams.

Shannon Guy (100-yard butterfly), Payton Michaud (one-meter dive), and Kailey Harmon (three-meter dive) also added victories for the Huskers.

Junior Imelda Wistey led the way for Iowa State, winning the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes, as the Cyclones defeated the Coyotes 246-53.

The Huskers will spend the next two weeks preparing for their dual against South Dakota on Nov. 9 in Brookings, S.D. Nebraska will turn around and face Northern Iowa the next day, Nov. 10, at the Devaney Natatorium. The following week will see the divers head to Houston, Texas, for the Cougar Classic Invite on Nov. 15. The swimmers will travel to Topeka, Kan., on Nov. 16.


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