The Iowa swimming and diving team had some mixed results in its first meet following a break in competition.
The women’s team emerged victorious against Illinois, 198-102, but fell to No. 22 Notre Dame. The men’s team also lost to the No. 20 Fighting Irish, 187-113.
On Jan. 13, the men’s team came up with two wins. Joe Myhre took home the first, posting a victory in the 100 free (44.45). The 400-free relay team of Myhre, Will Scott, Matt Kamin, and Jack Smith raced ahead of Notre Dame in the final stretch to touch in first at 2:57.99.
The women’s team recorded three runner-up finishes on Saturday. Two came from Hannah Burvill in the 500 free (5:00.52) and the 1,000 free (10:12.01). Kelly McNamara finished second in the 100 fly, touching at 1:52.09.
On Jan. 12, the swimming team won three out of five events.
In the men’s 200-free relay, Michal Brzus, Smith, Scott, and Myhre finished in 1:20.20 for first. In the 400-medley relay, Kenneth Mende, Daniel Swanepoel, Jerzy Twarowski, and Smith touched at 3:17.51.
For the women, Carly O’Brien won the 100 individual medley in 57.65.