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.
Illinois’ Abigail Cabush and Taylor Shegos were named Big Ten Swimmer and Diver of the Week, while Purdue’s Mallory Jump was tabbed as Freshman of the Week.
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 14 swimming events, while Taylor Shegos broke a school record in the 1-meter dive in a 193-107 win over Indiana State.
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.
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.
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.
Head coach Sue Novitsky and diving coach Manny Pollard have announced the signing of ten recruits to the Fighting Illini swimming and diving program.