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Swimming and Diving

Huskers Add Two Pool Records to Top Rutgers

Nebraska swimming and diving capped off a two-day dual against Rutgers with a 240-113 victory, while tallying two relay pool records on day two of competition.

A team of Sarah Barton, JoJo Randby, Beatrix Tanko and Anna Vlachou set the record in the 400 medley relay, with a time of 3:39.59. Caitlin Cairns, Maia Hall, Lexi Kucera and Giulia Marchi grabbed second in the event (3:43.70).

In the 400 freestyle relay, Tanko, Vlachou, Marchi and Emily Haimes logged a time of 3:23.46 for a first-place finish and a facility record. Kucera, Gabby Donahue, Caterina Bisiacchi and Gena Jorgenson finished second (3:27.69).

In the 1650 freestyle, Jorgenson secured a first-place finish, with a time of 16:21.87. Bisiacchi finished as the runner-up (16:50.84).

Jorgenson earned her second win of the day in the 400 IM (4:20.94), while Barton finished in second (4:22.10). Barton went on to add a victory for the Huskers in the 100 backstroke, with a time of 54.84. Donahue finished third in the event (57.76).

The Huskers swept the top-three spots in the 50 freestyle, led by Randby earning the title with a time of 23.65. Haimes finished second (23.66) and Cairns took third (24.17).

Randby went on to add a title for the Big Red in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.62). Hall finished third, with a time of 1:02.39.

Freshmen Vlachou and Anastasia Tichy grabbed second and third in the 100 butterfly. Vlachou logged a time of 54.13 in the event and Tichy finished in 55.48.

The Huskers grabbed the top-three places in the 200 freestyle. Tanko touched the wall in 1:50.73 for the title, while Marchi finished second (1:50.98) and Kucera placed third (1:51.11).

On the one-meter dive, Antonina Harned was the top finisher for the Huskers. The freshman from Windermere, Fla. earned a score of 268.20 for a third-place finish. Kelsey Clairmont finished fourth for the Huskers (266.25).

The Huskers head to West Lafayette, Ind. for the Big Ten Championships Feb. 21-Feb. 24.

Nebraska 240, Rutgers 113
Friday, Feb. 2 & Saturday, Feb. 3
Lincoln, Neb. (Devaney Natatorium)

Nebraska Champions
200 Medley Relay -
Sarah Barton, JoJo Randby, Beatrix Tanko, Emily Haimes (1:41.52)
500 Freestyle -
Gena Jorgenson (4:45.16)
200 Breaststroke -
Maia Hall (2:10.93)
200 Backstroke -
Gena Jorgenson (1:58.17)
100 Freestyle -
Giulia Marchi (50.67)
200 Butterfly -
Anastasia Tichy (1:58.20)
200 Freestyle Relay -
Beatrix Tanko, JoJo Randby, Anna Vlachou, Emily Haimes (1:32.75)
400 Medley Relay -
Sarah Barton, JoJo Randby, Beatrix Tanko, Anna Vlachou (3:39.59)
1650 Freestyle -
Gena Jorgenson (16:21.87)
50 Freestyle -
JoJo Randby (23.65)
100 Backstroke -
Sarah Barton (54.84)
100 Breaststroke -
JoJo Randby (1:01.62)
200 Freestyle -
Beatrix Tanko (1:50.73)
400 IM -
Gena Jorgenson (4:20.94)
400 Freestyle Relay -
Beatrix Tanko, Anna Vlachou, Emily Haimes, Giulia Marchi (3:23.46)