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    Aug. 27, 1997

    Northwestern Women's Swimmer Joy Stover Takes Silver Medal at World University Games

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern senior swimmer Joy Stover (Lawrence, Kan./Lawrence) earned a silver medal in the 800-meter freestyle at the 19th summer edition of the World University Games in Sicily, Italy. Her time of 8:47.73 was a career best. She will also compete in the 1500-meter freestyle on Saturday.

    Dominique Diezi (Zurich, Switzerland/Kantonsschule Stadelhofen), a sophomore on Northwestern's team, is competing for Switzerland at the World University Games. She also competed in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics for the Swiss National Team.

    The International University Sports Federation (FISU) conducts the World University Games every two years for student-athletes between the ages of 17 and 28. Eligible athletes must be registered for a full course of study at a university or have obtained their degrees within a year of the Games.