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).
Illinois picked up top times in 11 of 13 swimming events and senior diver Ling Kuhn came away with the second-best 3-meter performance in program history to lead the Orange and Blue past Youngstown State (180-81) and St. Francis (200-56) Friday night.
Illinois freshman Abby Cabush posted a 1:51.91 to win the 200 free, splitting the race very tightly.
Katie Sanders of Green Hope High School and Marlins of Raleigh has committed to swim for the University of Illinois next fall.
Lauren Partridge of Nitro Swimming and Cedar Park High School will swim for the University of Illinois in the fall.
Makayla Varga from Lincoln-Way East High School and Lincoln Way Swim Association has announced she will swim for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the fall.
Wisconsin’s Abby Cabush has elected to swim for the University of Illinois next fall.
Head coach Sue Novitsky and diving coach Manny Pollard have announced the signing of ten recruits to the Fighting Illini swimming and diving program.
Sarah Cano of Leander High School and Nitro Swimming has given a verbal commitment to the University of Illinois.