The Huskers are looking for their 16th consecutive dual win against Nebraska-Omaha
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Huskers Face UNO in Home/Away Dual
Dual: Nebraska vs. UNO Date : October 19-20, 2012 Time : 3 p.m. / 11 a.m. Location : HPER Swimming Pool (Omaha, Neb.) / Devaney Natatorium
swimming and diving team will travel to Omaha, Neb., to face the Mavericks of
Nebraska-Omaha at the HPER Swimming Pool on Friday, Oct. 19, at 3 p.m. On
Saturday, Oct. 20, both squads will travel to Lincoln, Neb., to the Devaney
Natatorium, as the Huskers will host the Mavericks in a dual beginning at 11
coming off of dual wins in North Dakota last weekend against St. Cloud State
(185-39) and North Dakota (160-64). UNO returns to the pool following a 203-96
loss at Air Force on Oct. 15. The Huskers are 15-0 against UNO all time.
marks the second of a three-week stretch of duals for the Huskers, beginning
with last weekend’s wins in North Dakota. Following the dual against Nebraska-Omaha,
the squad will travel to Ames, Iowa, on Oct. 26 to face Iowa State and South
Dakota. After that, Nebraska will have two weeks to prepare for their visit to
South Dakota State on Nov. 9 and their home meet against Northern Iowa on Nov.
of the Husker squad won eight of the ten individual events against North Dakota
and St. Cloud State last weekend. Nebraska also won both relays.
will compete again at the Devaney Center on Nov. 10, when they host Northern
Iowa. After that, the Huskers will be on the road until Jan. 19, when they host
the Aztecs of San Diego State
Last Time Out: Huskers
Take Down North Dakota, St. Cloud State
swimming and diving team defeated St. Cloud State (185-39) and the University
of North Dakota (160-64) in their season-opening duals that began on Friday
evening and finished Saturday afternoon at UND's Hyslop Pool.
eight of the ten individual events and both relays over the two days of
competition. Senior Hayley Martin led the way in the pool with wins in the
100-yard backstroke (57.06) and 200-yard freestyle (1:51.99). Payton Michaud
was the standout in the diving well, earning victories in both the 1-meter and
3-meter dives (280.60, 293.60).
Collura (50-yard freestyle), Natalie Morris (100-yard butterfly), Ariel Weech
(100-yard freestyle), and Kristin Strecker (100-yard breaststroke) also added
wins for the Huskers.
Last Time Against UNO: Huskers Outswim Mavericks, 192-100
swimming and diving team defeated the University of Nebraska - Omaha Mavericks
on Friday evening, 192-100 at the Devany Natatorium. The Huskers, who are 2-0
on the season, now hold a 15-0 all-time series lead on the Mavs.
the tone from the start, winning the first six events on the afternoon. The
200-yard medley relay team of Ellan Dufour, Shannon Guy, Natalie Morris and
Hayley Martin won the first event of the day, followed by individual wins by
Riley Seidel (1000-yard freestyle), Bailey Pons (200-yard freestyle), Hayley
Martin (100-yard backstroke), Kristin Strecker (100-yard breast) and Shannon
Guy (200-yard butterfly).
Hansberry of UNO got the Mavs in the win column with her effort in the 50-yard
freestyle before Payton Michaud took the 1-meter dive in the eighth event of
the afternoon. Michaud's score of 284.63 is a career-best at Nebraska, topping
a previous best of 284.15 set at last year's Big 12 Championships.
Pons went on
to win two more events on the afternoon (100-yard freestyle, 500-yard
freestyle) and Dufour earned a victory in the 200-yard backstroke. Natalie
Morris (100-yard butterfly) and Kaitlan Walker (3-meter dive) rounded out the
dual with wins of their own for NU. Walker, along with Michaud, earned herself
a career-best score of 294.88. Her previous career best was 282.75 against
South Dakota last season.