Seniors Stand Out for Women’s Swimming and Diving

The Illinois Tech Women’s Swimming and Diving team hosted Lake Forest College on February 3 for the 2018 Senior Day meet, honoring Milica GvozdjanChristian JonesAva ObenausBrigitte Temple, and Briana Tyler. The Scarlet Hawks seniors swam well in the final home meet of the season despite a close 106-101 defeat to the Foresters. Illinois Tech finished the season 6-6 in dual meets.

Meet Highlights

  • Jones recorded the best 1 Meter Diving score of her career in her last meet at Ekco Pool. She finished with an impressive 215.15 tally.
  • Temple was the winner of the 100 Yard Breaststroke, touching the pad at 1:10.16. Gvozdjan also set a season-best in the event (1:15.74).
  • In the 100 Yard Butterfly, Tyler earned a victory in the 100 Yard Butterfly (1:02.91).
  • Katherine Lydon won the 100 Yard Freestyle event with a time of 57.27s.
  • Jamie Wurster was victorious in a tight 100 Yard Backstroke, clocking in at 1:04.90.
  • The 400 Yard Medley Relay team of Kristin Wills, Temple, Tyler, and Lydon won with a time of 4:15.47.
  • Illinois Tech’s 200 Yard Freestyle Relay team of Christina HiotakyTessa Skubal, Wills, and Wurster narrowly missed victory, placing second by just 0.37s (1:46.96). Wurster led the group with a 25.79s split, while Skubal’s 26.67s split was her fastest of the season.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will compete in the Liberal Arts Conference Championships, which will take place at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The four-day event begins on Wednesday, February 14 at 7 p.m., followed by 10 a.m. preliminaries and 6 p.m. finals times on each of the next three days. Stay tuned to for news and links to any live coverage of the LAC Championships.