NU Swim & Dive Team in Second Place at Hawkeye Invite

The Nebraska swimming and diving team is in second place after the first day of the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

The Huskers started off the meet strong with a third-place performance in the 200-yard freestyle relay with Lindsay Helferich, Alli Kopas, Tori Beeler and Autumn Haebig in the lane (1:33.02).

Haebig followed with a fourth-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle (4:48.27) and Beeler found a fourth-place win of her own in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.64). Helferich came in seventh in the 50-yard freestyle (23.32).

On the diving front, All-American Abi Knapton represented the Huskers with a second-place performance in the one-meter dive with her score of 296.80, an NCAA Zone qualifying score.

The Big Red showed their strength in relays again with another third-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay with Haebig, Beeler, Posthuma and Helferich in the pool (3:40.52).

The Huskers trail the University of Minnesota for first and will continue competition through Saturday, Nov 17.