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 Southern Illinois men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams pulled off sweeps against the Bellarmine Knights and Valparaiso Crusaders on Friday.
Division II McKendree took on Southern Illinois and came up with a 182-112 win on the men’s side, while the Salukis won 203-92 on the women’s side.
Missouri State has been unanimously selected by the league coaches as the favorite to win the Missouri Valley Conference women’s swimming and diving title.
Standouts Artur Osvath and Libby Howell each collected three individual titles as the Missouri State swimming and diving team notched its second straight sweep in a two-day period at Southern Illinois Saturday morning.
The McKendree University swimming and diving program swept Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team won 152-146 and the men’s team won 161-138.
Presenting our list of Weekly Wonders for the weekend of August 12-14, 2016.