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    NUSPORTSDOTCOM The Northwestern women's swimming and diving team travels to South Bend, Ind. for the Shamrock Invitational Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1.
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    The Northwestern women's swimming and diving team travels to South Bend, Ind. for the Shamrock Invitational Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1.
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    Jan. 30, 2014

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    EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northwestern women’s swimming and diving team travels to South Bend, Ind. for the Shamrock Invitational Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1.

    Live results of the meet can be found through this link.

    Hosted by Notre Dame, the Shamrock Invite features both the Irish men and women’s swimming and diving teams along with both squads from Iowa and Incarnate Word in addition to Missouri State’s men’s team.

    Familiar Matchups
    The Wildcats women’s squad will square off with Iowa, Incarnate Word and Notre Dame. 

    Earlier this season, NU fell 160-140 to Notre Dame in a meet that included Michigan and Rutgers at the Norris Aquatics Center on Jan. 11.

    Familiar with the Hawkeyes, the Wildcats (6-6, 1-5) lost to Iowa 155-145 last time out, on Sat. Jan. 25 at home.


     

     

    The Rundown
    The Shamrock Invite begins Friday at 4:00 p.m. CT. Saturday’s session on Feb. 1 begins at 9:00 a.m. CT, with the afternoon session starting at 4:00 p.m. CT. 

    Diving takes place with the men’s 3-meter and women’s 1-meter at the beginning of the meet, Friday at 4:00 p.m. CT.

    On Saturday at 12:30 p.m. CT, the women’s 3-meter and men’s 1-meter continue the diving competition.

    Order of Events
    Friday, January 31 – 4:00 pm CT
    200 Yd. Freestyle Relay
    10 minute break
    500 Yd. Freestyle
    200 Yd. Individual Medley
    50 Yd. Freestyle
    20 minute break in swimming/diving runs concurrently
    Women’s 1 meter diving
    Men’s 3 meter diving          
    400 Yd. Medley Relay                                   

    Saturday,  February 1st  – 10:00 a.m.
    200 Yd. Medley Relay
    10 minute break
    400 Yd. Individual Medley
    100 Yd. Butterfly
    200 Yd. Freestyle
    100 Yd. Breaststroke          
    100 Yd. Backstroke
    20 minute break                                
    800 Yd. Freestyle Relay
    Women’s 3 meter/ Men’s 1-Meter diving at 12:30p.m. CT                       

    Saturday, February 1st  – 4:00 p.m. CT
    1650 Yd. Freestyle
    200 Yd. Backstroke
    100 Yd. Freestyle
    200 Yd. Breaststroke          
    200 Yd. Butterfly      
    20 minute break
    400 Yd. Freestyle Relay 

    Up Next for the ‘Cats
    The Shamrock Invite is Northwestern’s final regular season meet of the season. Up next for the ‘Cats, NU will compete in the Big Ten Championships from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn. 

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