By Cole Emery–
The Cardinals surpassed a talented Northwestern team at Evanston, Ill. in the final event of the meet to secure their victory 151-149.
Senior Casey Franz and junior Ari Openysheva secured the first and second place spots in this event for the Cardinals
Franz recorded a time of 23.00 seconds and Openysheva a time of 23.38.
Louisville dominated in this event and won the top three spots overall.
In first, Openysheva recorded 50.46 seconds. In second, freshman Chri Regenauer finished in 50.49 seconds. In third, Franz posted a time of 51.29 seconds.
Openysheva put up another first place victory during this event by swimming the event in 1:49.21.
Sophomore Maria Sumida swam the race in 4:54.91, securing first place for the Cardinals.
Sumida was also able to secure a second place finish for the Cardinals in this event by posting a time of 10:04.09.
Regenauer posted a new personal best of 54.13 seconds and gave Louisville a first place finish for the event.
Sophomore Alena Kraus was less than a second away from her personal best when she posted a 2:00.03 and gave the Cards a second place finish for the event.
Senior Molly Fears was able to come away with first place in both the one and three meter diving events.
Sophomore Kivanc Gur and freshman Sky Geovanni came away with third and fourth place in the one meter event.
Senior Brenna Price came away with third place in the three meter event.
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