In a tightly contested Big Ten match-up, the Nebraska Huskers ultimately came out on top of the Fighting Illini by just 36 points.
The Fighting Illini took down the Iowa Hawkeyes in a two-day dual, as they won all but four events on the swimming side of the meet.
Illinois hosted Purdue for a Big Ten women’s dual meet on Saturday, falling to the Boilermakers in a 158.5-141.5 decision on their senior night.
In the first day of the 2022 Hawkeye Invite, Nebraska came out on top of the team standings, while the Illini set a new program record.
In a two-day dual hosted by Florida International, the Illini overcame an eleven point deficit on day one to take the victory on day two.
Hayes’ previous best prior to yesterday stood at 1:06.51, a time which she had swum earlier this month.
The Boilermakers were led by Hannah Hill, Masy Folcik, and Lindsay Turner, each of whom won 2 events.
Futures qualifier Logan Kuehne has announced her decision to swim at the University of Illinois beginning in the fall of 2021.
The FIU swim and dive team wrapped up the weekend against two Power-5 opponents on a perfect 2-0 note, improving to 4-3 on the season.
The Illinois swimming and diving team earned wins over Illinois State (210-90) and Southern Illinois (176-123), while SIU defeated the Redbirds (187-113).
The University of Illinois swimming and diving team held its annual Orange and Blue Intra-squad exhibition Saturday with the blue team winning 118-99.
Southlake senior Jack Levant downed two state records en route to his team’s commanding win.