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Men’s Swimming: Irish take second in Iowa

Observer Staff Report | Monday, December 3, 2012


Notre Dame capped a successful fall season with a second-place finish Sunday at the Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Aquatic Center.

The No. 19 Irish finished the three-day weekend meet with 794 points. They finished second-best to No. 1-ranked Michigan, who scored 1150 points.

The Irish finished ahead of Iowa (606.5 points), Denver (478 points) and Wisconsin-Milwalkee (260.5 points).

Sophomore swimmer Zachary Stephens claimed two NCAA B-cut times on the weekend, swimming the 200-yard breast stroke in a season best 1:58.26 and swimming a time of 55.21 in the 100-yard breast stroke.

Sophomore swimmer John Williamson also registered an NCAA B-cut, swimming a season-best 1:46.90 in the 200-yard butterfly final, earning a third place finish in the event.

Junior All-American Frank Dyer swam a season-best 44.06 in the 100 yard-freestyle.

The Irish will return to action Jan. 18 at Cleveland State.