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).
Collectively, Illinois State came out victorious in 12 of 16 events, while Hannah Pugh led Butler by securing three first-place finishes.
2-time 2019 Futures qualifier Olivia Gonder has sent her verbal commitment to Illinois State University beginning in the 2020-2021 season.
The Illinois State swimming and diving team had a triumphant evening as they defeated the Evansville Purple Aces with an end score of 172-71 on Friday.
The Indiana State women placed first with 170 points and defeated Saint Louis (102), Illinois State (74), Butler (68), Eastern Illinois (14) and Maryville (6). The Billiken men won eight events en route to the men’s title.
Lincolnwood, Illinois-native Julie Kolar has elected to remain in-state and swim for the coach Scott Cameron and Illinois State University Redbirds in 2018-19.