UNO swimming and diving lost in final road meet


The Maverick Swimming and Diving team fell short in their final road meet of the season against Northern Iowa with a final score of 153-128.
Freshman Morgan Stepp ended up with three first place swims, and took the first individual win for the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the 1000 yard free, which gave them nine points. Junior Lexi Bergeron took third place for three points in the same race.
Sophomore Natalie Renshaw was the only person to beat the one minute mark in the 100 yard back. The Omaha native measured in at 59.22 for first place. Renshaw later added an additional first-place finish in the 100-yard free with a time of 52.54. Freshman Haley Duncan and junior Victoria Schab finished fourth and fifth, respectively in the 100 yard back.
Hutt and Alexander swam breaststroke together. Hutt was awarded first in the 100 yard race with a time of 1:05.65 and Alexander place third. In the 200 yard, Hutt once again took first, and Alexander snatched away second. It was Hutt’s fastest this year at 2:18.57 and set a new pool record.
“I am extremely impressed with the competitiveness of our team,” said Head Coach Todd Samland. “Hats off to Maddie Hutt for her performances tonight.”
The Mavericks finished their season on Saturday, Feb. 1 against The University of Nebraska Kearney at a home meet. Seniors Erin Wright, Kari Mettenbrink, Whitney Korgan, Madeline Hutt and Hannah Alexander were honored.


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