Ames, Iowa The Kansas University swimming and diving team leads Iowa State, 79-71, after the first day of the weekend dual. The Jayhawks (8-4) and Cyclones (8-3) each won four events on Friday.
KU senior Meghan Proehl recorded another impressive score in the one-meter dive, placing first with 295.12 points in the finals. The score by the diver from San Diego met NCAA qualifying standards.
Junior Iuliia Kuzhil took first in the 50 backstroke with a time of 26.16, defeating Iowa State’s Nan Liu by just .19 seconds. Senior Emily Lanteigne and freshman Rebecca Swank also scored victories, winning the 150 and the 800 freestyle events, respectively.
The dual will continue at 10 a.m. today.