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KU swimming team wins in Nebraska

January 16, 2011

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— The Kansas University swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events as the Jayhawks defeated Nebraska, 180.5-114.5, Saturday in Devaney Natatorium.

KU is 7-5 in dual competition and 1-1 in the Big 12.

Senior Iuliia Kuzhil and freshman Alison Lusk both won two events in the Jayhawks’ victory. Kuzhil, a senior from Cherkasy, Ukraine, won the 100-yard backstroke (56.91) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:03.87), while Lusk, a freshman from Chattanooga, Tenn., won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.68) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:19.76).

“We were very pleased with today’s meet,” Kansas coach Clark Campbell said. “It came at the end of a very tough week, and our athletes performed well. Nebraska was ready for us, and we answered their challenge.”

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