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    Abruzzo Earns Spot at NCAA Championships

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Northwestern freshman Lauren Abruzzo made a fast mark on campus during her first swimming season. Now her postseason continues as freshman season earned her a bid to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
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    Northwestern freshman Lauren Abruzzo made a fast mark on campus during her first swimming season. Now her postseason continues as freshman season earned her a bid to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
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    March 6, 2014

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    EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern freshman Lauren Abruzzo made a fast mark on campus during her first swimming season. Now her postseason continues as freshman season earned her a bid to the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.

    Abruzzo finished No. 4 in the 1,650 free at the Big Ten Championships, with an NCAA “B” Cut time of 16:15.29.

    On the season, the freshman from Denver, Colo. set the Northwestern records in the 1,000 free (9:48.17) and the 1,650 free (16:40) during the TYR Invitational on Nov. 24 in Evanston,

    She also scored points for the Wildcats at the conference meet with a 4:46.37 time in the 500 yard free to finish No. 14.

    NCAAs take place at the University of Minneapolis from March 20-22. The Wildcats recently returned from the Twin Cities after Minnesota hosted the Big Ten Championships. 

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