WHEATON, Ill. – The Wheaton (Ill.) men and nationally ranked women swept a dual meet with Olivet Nazarene on Saturday at Chrouser Natorium. The No. 13 Wheaton women improved to 2-2 in duals with a 146-111 victory, while the men moved to 1-3 in dual meets with a 132-130 victory.
The men’s team took top honors in eight events while the women captured seven top times.
Carlie Herich and Kirsty Nitz each won a pair of events on the women’s side. Herich’s victory in the 1,000 freestyle came in a time of 10:47.46. In the 200 backstroke, Herich came home with a time of 2:10.43.
Nitz took top honors in the 100 freestyle with a time of 52.62 and also in the 200 individual medley where her time of 2:09.20 was more than ten seconds faster than the runner-up.
Katie Deysher touched first in the 100 butterfly in a time of 1:01.70. Sarah Pankratz won the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:58.69 and Chelsey Long won the 200 butterfly with a top time of 2:23.37.
Wills Francis claimed a pair of victories in the 50 freestyle (21.82) and 100 backstroke (53.39). Hayes Wilkerson won the 100 freestyle with a time of 48.17 and closed at the wall to win the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:46.68, just .02 seconds before ONU’s Sam Borgman. Wilkerson, along with Tim Walker, David Brown and Jack Raymond, won the the 400 freestyle relay in a time of 3:13.70.
Korey Clement won a pair of long distance races in the 500 freestyle (4:50.53) and his time of 10:02.73 was the best in the 1,000 freestyle.
Jon Lait won the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:12.86.