Kansas Completes Day Two Comeback Over Liberty

University of Kansas VS. LIBERTY UNIVERSITY

  • October 6-7, 2017
  • Robinson Natatorium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
  • Full results

After trailing to the Liberty University Flames 96-90 after day one of their dual meet, the Kansas University Jayhawks rallied to win the meet 188.5-164.5.

Liberty took the first win of day two in the 400 medley relay, with the team of Brittany Weiss, Rickilee Hodges, Lindsey Cohee, and Colleen Donlin going 56.41/56.22/1:05.13/52.00 for a final time of 3:49.76. It was a tight race with Kansas’ team of Manon Manning, Haley Downey, Haley Bishop, and Lauryn Parrish, who went 57.20/56.32/1:04.71/51.78 for a final time of 3:50.01.

The Flames’ Payton Keiner went 2:03.15 to top the 200 back. Liberty teammates Lindsey Cohee (55.93) and Brittany Weiss (56.69) went 1-2 in the 100 fly.

Kansas went 1-2-4 in the 400 IM, led by Madison Straight in 4:30.57, followed by Ellie Flannigan in 4:32.21, with Haley Downey fourth in 4:36.03. The Jayhawks’ Jenny Nusbaum, Breonna Barker, and Carly Straight swept the 100 free, going 51.63, 52.74, and 52.79 respectively. Kansas’ distance dominance carried over from Friday, with Jenny Nusbaum (4:58.42), Crissie Blomquist (5:02.05), and Nika Fellows (5:08.46) going 1-2-3 in the 500. Haley Downey won the 200 breast in 2:22.13.

Kansas closed the meet with a narrow 200 free relay win over Liberty, going 1:35.66 over the second-place 1:35.88.

 

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Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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