Brookings, S.D. - The Nebraska swimming and diving team defeated South Dakota State 177-106 in Friday afternoon's meet at the Jackrabbits' HPER Center Pool. The Huskers are 9-0 on the season following the victory.
Eleven different Huskers combined to win thirteen of the fourteen individual events on the day. Nebraska also won both relays in the dominant performance against a South Dakota State team that they are now 9-0 against all-time.
Once again, senior Hayley Martin led the way with wins in the 200-yard backstroke (2:06.14) and 200-yard freestyle (1:53.32). Freshman Katt Sickle also added wins in the 200-yard individual medley (2:10.44) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:06.08).
Other Husker winners on the day were Bailey Pons, Bria Deveaux, Ashley Reiter, Natalie Morris, Taryn Collura, Payton Michaud, Kristin Strecker, Shannon Guy, and Kailey Harmon. Katie Davis, Ellan Dufour, Kelly Dunn, and Rebekah Land were also a part of winning relay teams, as the squad put forth a true team effort in the victory.
Senior Devonne Dalin got the lone victory for the Jackrabbits, winning the 100-yard freestyle in 53.58 seconds.
The Huskers return home to face the Northern Iowa Panthers in a dual starting at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday morning at the Devaney Natatorium. Check back in to Huskers.com for updates on the Nebraska swimming and diving team as they look to continue their impressive start.