No. 16 Purdue 176, Iowa 123
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Taite Kitchel -- Swept Breaststroke Events, Won 200 IM
ALSO WON MULTIPLE INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
3-Meter Diving, 1,000 Free, 100 Breast, 200 Fly
WON AN INDIVIDUAL EVENT AND PART OF A RELAY WINNER
Danielle Auckley, Jinq En Phee, Meitz
CONTRIBUTED TO BOTH RELAY WINNERS
Jackie Smailis, Auckley
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue women's swimming & diving won 11 events and swept the relays for a fourth consecutive meet, topping Iowa in a home dual Friday at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center.
The No. 16 Purdue women improved to 3-1 in dual meet action with a 176-123 victory vs. the Hawkeyes.
The Boilermakers dominated the breaststroke, distance freestyle, individual medley and butterfly events. Purdue won three of the five individual freestyle events and swept both the breaststroke and butterfly races. Victories in 3-meter diving and the 200 IM rounded out the team's nine wins in the individual events.
-- Purdue Swimming (@PurdueWSwim) November 4, 2017
Taite Kitchel swept the butterfly events and was also victorious in the 200 IM to take over the team lead with 10 individual event victories this season.
Kaersten Meitz swept the distance freestyle events and now has nine individual wins this year. She moved up to third place nationally with her season-best time of 9:39.42 in the 1,000 free.
Danielle Auckley (50 free) and Jinq En Phee (100 breast) both won an individual event and contributed to the victorious 200 medley relay. Jackie Smailis and Auckley have been a part of all eight of the Purdue women's relay wins this season after swimming on both victorious teams again Friday.
-- Purdue Swimming (@PurdueWSwim) November 3, 2017
Cady Farlow won the 200 breast after finishing second to Phee in the 100. Samm Reese (340.45) and Emily Meaney (326.20) teamed up for a 1-2 finish in 3-meter diving, both Boilermakers posting season-best scores.
Other Purdue season-best times/scores were recorded by: Auckley (50 free), Kitchel (100 fly), Meitz (100 and 500 free) and Reese (1-meter diving).
The Boilermakers will be idle from competition until hosting the three-day Purdue Invitational the weekend of Nov. 16 to 18. Along with Purdue, the nine-team field will feature co-ed representation from Florida, Indiana, Virginia Tech, Missouri State and Southern Illinois. The Florida International women, Navy men and North Carolina divers are also scheduled to compete.