Men's Swimming

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Nov. 21, 1997

Notre Dame Improves to 5-1 with Wins Over Air Force and West Virginia

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame's men's swimming and diving team improved to 5-1 with a pair of dual-meet wins over West Virginia and Air Force Friday at the Rolfs Aquatic Centers. The Irish beat Air Force 131-110 and downed West Virginia 151.5-73.5. Notre Dame won five of the first six events to breakaway early in the meet.

Chris Fugate, Steele Whowell, Ryan Verlin and Ron Royer started off the meet with a win in the 400 medley relay in 3:31.07. Freshman James Scott-Browne shattered his own school record of 9:35.93 by winning the 1000 freestyle in 9:25.74. Ron Royer and Scott Zumbach followed Scott-Browne with wins in the 50 freestyle and 200 individual medley. Scott-Browne also won the 500 freestyle in 4:39.94 with teammate John Lubker just behind at 4:39.94.

Herb Huesman was a double winner in both the one-meter and three-meter diving events, including the eighth-best three-meter diving performance in Irish history of 319.87. Fugate won the 200 backstroke in 1:54.63.

The Irish return to the pool when they play host to the Notre Dame Invitational Dec. 4-6, at Rolfs Aquatic Center.

Event Calendar

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February 24
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 27
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)

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