Kansas’ Nusbaum and Campbell Sweep DIstance Freestyles vs. William Jewell

KANSAS vs. WILLIAM JEWELL

  • Jan. 16, 2020
  • Hosted by Columbia
  • Short Course Yards
  • Full Results

TEAM SCORES

WOMEN

  1. Kansas 128
  2. William Jewell 68

The Kansas women improved their record to 5-1 with a victory over William Jewell last week. Jenny Nusbaum led the way for the Jayhawks with a pair of individual wins. Nusbaum and teammate Claire Campbell put together a 1-2 finish in both distance freestyle races.

First up was the 1000 free. Nusbaum pulled away at the 200 and continued to build a lead. She hit the wall in 10:12.92, winning by over 7 seconds ahead of Campbell (10:20.47). The two were almost a minute ahead of the rest of the field.

They returned for the 500 free, with Campbell again trailing closely through the 200. Nusbaum made her move and wound up winning with the only sub-5:00 of the field. Her 4:59.61 gave her a near 3-second victory, while Campbell was 2nd in 5:02.226.

PRESS RELEASE – KANSAS

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas swimming and diving defeated William Jewell 128-68 inside Robinson Natatorium on Thursday, Jan. 16. The win gives the Jayhawks their fifth dual meet victory of the season and moves them to 5-1 overall.

Kansas came out fast from the start, winning the 200-yard medley relay with a final time of 1:44.25. The team would finish the night with 12 first-place finishes out of a possible 13.

Senior Jenny Nusbaum led the way for the Jayhawks as she finished with two first-place finishes on the night. She won both the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:12.92) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:59.61). Joining her was freshman Jiayu Chen who claimed first place in both the 1-meter (290.03) and the 3-meter (320.48) diving events.

KEY RACE RESULTS

  • The Kansas A relay group (Manon Manning, Kate Steward, Kaitlyn Witt and Carly Straight) claimed first-place in the 200-yard medley relay with a final time of 1:44.25.
  • Jenny Nusbaum won both the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:12.92) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:59.61).
  • Lauryn Parrish touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle with a final time of 1:52.49.
  • Manning claimed first-place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.27.
  • In the 200-yard individual medley, it was Katy Schlies who took home the first-place finish with a final time of 2:10.68.
  • Elizabeth Amato-Hanner touched the wall first in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing with a final time of 56.53.
  • Autumn Looney won the 100-yard freestyle after finishing in 52.88 seconds.
  • Dewi Blose claimed gold in the 100-yard backstroke after finishing the race in 56.77 seconds.
  • Dannie Dilsaver touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke with a final time of 1:05.29.
  • Jiayu Chen won both the 1-meter (290.03) and the 3-meter (320.48) events.

UP NEXT

  • Kansas will stay home to host Arkansas on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. inside Robinson Natatorium.

PRESS RELEASE – WILLIAM JEWELL

The William Jewell women’s swimming team traveled across the state line on Thursday as they took on the Kansas Jayhawks.

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