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    Seven `Cats Win Events as NU Sweeps Duals Meet

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Mark Ferguson won a pair of events for the Wildcats Saturday.
    Mark Ferguson won a pair of events for the Wildcats Saturday.

    Nov. 9, 2013


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    Chicago, Ill. – Northwestern won eight individual races and the 200 yard medley relay to defeat Wyoming and UIC in a duals meet Saturday at UIC.

    Six different swimmers and diver Andrew Cramer each won individual events for Northwestern as the ‘Cats defeated Wyoming 161-137 and UIC 229-67.

    Northwestern’s 200 yard medley relay team of Mark Ferguson, Uula Auren, Andrew Jovanovic and Chase Stephens started the meet strong winning with a time of 1:30.03.

    NU took the first top two times in the 1,000 yard freestyle, with Jordan Wilimovsky winning with a time of 9:15.73, beating his closest opponent by more than 25 seconds.



    Northwestern took the top three times in the 100 yard backstroke. Mark Ferguson won the event, swimming a 49.82, the only swimmer to finish in fewer than 50 seconds.

    In the 100 yard breaststroke, the ‘Cats took the two two times, with Uula Auren winning (56.82).

    In a tight 50 yard freestyle race, Chase Stephens got NU a win, besting Wyoming by 0.19 with a time of 20.66.

    Freshman Andrew Cramer go NU a victory in the 1-meter dive, scoring a 287.00, which won the even by just under nine points over Wyoming’s Derek Campbell (278.40).

    In the 200 yard backstroke, Van Donkersgoed won the race for Northwestern, winning by nearly two seconds with a time of 2:03.60.

    In a tight race where the top three finishers were only separated by 50 seconds, Charlie Cole won the 500 yard freestyle with at time of 4:30.39 and NU took the top two times. 

    The ‘Cats also finished in first and second place in the 100 yard butterfly, with Mark Ferguson (49.44) and Andrew Jovanovic (49.87) posted the race’s only sub-50.00 times. 


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