Boilermakers Win Big at Senior Meet
Jan. 13, 2018


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TEAM SCORES
• No. 23 Purdue 188, Michigan State 105
EVENTS WON
• 14 of 16
TOP PERFORMERS
Kaersten Meitz, Taite Kitchel and Morgan Meixner all won two events
PURDUE SEASON BESTS
• Meixner, 1-Meter Diving; Emily Meaney, Platform Diving
B CUTS
Jinq En Phee, Cady Farlow, Kaersten Meitz
1-2-3 FINISHES
• 1-Meter Diving; 200, 500 and 1,000 Free; 100 and 200 Back; 100 and 200 Fly; 200 IM
WON AN INDIVIDUAL EVENT AND PART OF A RELAY WINNER
Jackie Smailis, Kitchel, Meitz and Phee
CONTRIBUTED TO BOTH RELAY WINNERS
Danielle Auckley, Smailis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue women's swimming & diving posted 1-2-3-4 finishes in six events at Friday's Senior Day meet, cruising past Michigan State in the final co-ed dual of the season at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center.

The Purdue men improved to 4-2 in duals this season while the No. 23 Purdue women are now 4-1.

The Boilermakers posted eight 1-2-3-4 finishes, including both men's breaststroke events and both women's backstroke events. The Purdue women won 14 of 16 events, all but the freestyle sprints. The Purdue men swept the five freestyle events and were victorious in 13 events.

Kaersten Meitz swept the distance freestyle events and continues to lead the Boilermakers with 13 individual event victories. Taite Kitchel and Morgan Meixner were also victorious twice Friday, sweeping the butterfly and springboard diving events. Meixner posted a career-best scored of 312.60 on 1-meter, improving on her 10th-best mark in program history.

Natalie Mudd and Hanna House teamed up for the tightest finish of the night. Mudd out touched House by three hundredths of a second, 2:02.15 to 2:02.18, in the 200 back.

Jinq En Phee and Cady Farlow both posted NCAA provisional qualifying times while finishing 1-2 in the 100 breast. They were also 1-2 in the 200 breast, with Farlow winning the longer race.

Alex Clarke (200 IM), Megan Johnson (200 free) and Jackie Smailis (100 back) also won events Friday.

The Boilermakers return to action Saturday, Jan. 20 for the annual rivalry dual with Indiana. The co-ed dual will be contested in Bloomington this year and get underway at 11 a.m. ET. Live video coverage will be available on BTN2Go.com and the BTN2Go app.

 

 

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