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    NU Falls to No. 22 Purdue, Ohio State in Quad Meet

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM In the 50 yard freestyle, Chase Stephens swam a 20.58 to take third place.
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    In the 50 yard freestyle, Chase Stephens swam a 20.58 to take third place.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    Nov. 8, 2013

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    WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – Northwestern traveled to West Lafayette Friday for the November Quad at No. 22 Purdue, but could not return home with a win.

    In the Quad Meet against both the Boilermakers and Ohio State Buckeyes, NU lost by the same score to both schools, 231-69.

    No. 22 Purdue also defeated the No. 21 Iowa men’s swimming and diving team 173-127. OSU defeated both Purdue and Iowa individually on the day.

    Ohio State began the meet winning the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:28.61. Sophomore Jordan Wilimovsky cut more than a second from his best time this year in the 1,000 yard freestyle, finishing in second place with a time of 9:11.14.

    In the 500 yard freestyle, Wilmovsky posted his best time this season swimming in 4:30.88 to finish third. Charlie Cole also had a season best in the event (4:32.89). 


     

     

    In the 50 yard freestyle, Chase Stephens swam a 20.58 to take third place. Purdue’s Danny Tucker won the event (20.22).

    In between events, freshman Andrew Cramer finished in third place in the 3-meter dive. He registered his highest score of the season (368.00). Cramer also scored a season best 318.35 in the 1-meter dive.

    NU returns to the pool traveling to the west side of Chicago to face UIC and Wyoming on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m. 

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