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Dec. 1, 1997

Swim Team Announces the Signing of Two

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Head men's swimming coach Dan Ross announced the signing of high school All-Americans Chris Bonser and Donovan Crowley Monday to national letters of intent.

Bonser, a native of Colleyville, Texas and a student at Grape Vine High School is a state finalist in the 100 butterfly, with a time of 50.1, and the 200 individual medley.

Crowley, an All-American from Austin, Texas has posted times of 56.5 in the 100 breaststroke, 49.6 in the 100 butterfly and 1:53.00 in the 200 individual medley.

"We have two outstanding student-athletes," head coach Dan Ross said. "This was a real good early signing period."

The 19th ranked Boilermakers are in the midst of a 4-0 season and are coming off one of the biggest wins in recent memory, a 152-146 win over 18th ranked Harvard in Cambridge, Mass.