Hawkeye swimming finishes 10th at Big Tens

Iowa set multiple season-bests en route to a 12th-place finish in Bloomington.

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Hawkeye swimming finishes 10th at Big Tens

Iowa swimmer Allyssa Fluit swims the 200 freestyle during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Iowa swimmer Allyssa Fluit swims the 200 freestyle during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

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Iowa swimmer Allyssa Fluit swims the 200 freestyle during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

David Harmantas

David Harmantas

Iowa swimmer Allyssa Fluit swims the 200 freestyle during a swim meet against the University of Northern Iowa and Western Illinois University on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

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Iowa women’s swimming and diving finished 10th at the Big Ten Championships that concluded on Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana.

Hannah Burvill, Allyssa Fluit, and Lauren McDougall posted season-bests in the 100 free. Burvill swam a time of 48.97, missing out on her career best by .03 second. Fluit recorded a career-best of 50.19 and McDougall swam a 50.88.

In her final 1,650 free, senior Abbey Schneider posted a time of 16:51.14, cutting 7.3 seconds off her previous career-best.

Devin Jacobs, who was chosen as Iowa’s representative for the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, worked her way up to No. 4 in the Hawkeye record books with a time of 2:17.80. Lexi Horner worked her way into the top 10 as well, finishing in 2:19.13.

Iowa’s 400-free relay, consisting of Fluit, Burvill, Kelly McNamara, and McDougall, finished at No. 2 in Iowa history in 3:19.72.

The Hawkeyes finished with 400.5 points, while Indiana came out on top with 1,386.5 points.

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