The Huskers faced alumni on Saturday at the Devaney Natatorium
Photo by BreAnna Haessler/NU Media Relations

Huskers Finish Preseason With Alumni Meet

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska swimming and diving team finished their preseason Saturday morning with their ninth-annual alumni meet at the Devaney Natatorium.

Of the seven Husker alumni in attendance Saturday, three competed on the day. Mike Irvin stole the show, winning the 100-yard individual medley, 100-yard freestyle, and 50-yard butterfly. Bobbi Balogh and Liz Hefly also competed for the alumni. 

Other Nebraska alumni in attendance were Rynaldo Castro, Meredith Matthies, Danielle Kaliff, and graduate assistant Jenna Stroud.

The Huskers were led by senior Hayley Martin, who won both the 50- and 100-yard backstroke events. Other Husker victors were Taryn Collura in the 50-yard freestyle, Nikolina Sabo in the 100-yard butterfly, Shannon Guy in the 50-yard breaststroke, Kristin Strecker in the 100-yard breaststroke, and Ariel Weech in the 25-yard freestyle. 

The Huskers will spend the next two weeks preparing for their regular season opener on Friday, October 12, against St. Cloud State and the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D. 


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