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    Jan. 31, 1997

    Notre Dame Women's Swimming Downs Southern Illinois

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame's women's swimming and diving team defeated Southern Illinois Friday by a score of 161-132 at the Rolfs Aquatic Center at Notre Dame. With the win, the Irish improve to 6-3 on the season and will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich. on Saturday to face Eastern Michigan and host Michigan.

    The Irish jumped out a to a 15-2 lead after the first event and never trailed in the win. Linda Gallo and Erin Brooks were double winners for the Irish who won the first seven events and 11 of the 15 events overall. Leticia Herrera, Brittany Kline, Alison Newell, Courtney South and Liz Barger were Notre Dame's other individual winners. The Irish also captured the 200 medley relay and had their biggest lead at 150-76 after 12 events before the Salukis won the last three events for the final score of 161-132.

    Event:  200 Medley Relay
    1.  ND (Brooks, Kline, Barger, South)         1:50.17
    2.  ND (Hollis Daylor, Shepard, Amorosa)      1:54.18
    3.  SIU (Bobanic, Williams, Burns, Albertyn)  1:55.36
    4.  ND (Beeler, Roedersheimer, Relay, Ricks)  1:55.91
    5.  ND (Rozzoni, Glynn, Gallo, Holmberg)      1:58.98
    After One Event:
    Notre Dame 15, Southern Illinois 2
    Event:  1000 Freestyle
    1.  Leticia Herrera, ND     10:36.48
    2.  Kiki Sidropoulou, SIU   10:45.81
    3.  Kathy Bracken, SIU      10:48.31
    4.  Jill Matalavage, ND     11:13.31
    5.  Laurie Kelleher, ND     11:47.09
    After Two Events:
    Notre Dame  27 , Southern Illinois 9
    Event:  200 Freestyle
    1.  Linda Gallo, ND         1:53.14
    2.  Diana Roberts, SIU      1:57.41
    3.  Natalie Najarian, ND    1:58.01
    4.  Allison Hollis, ND      1:58.56
    5.  Jenn Bobanic, SIU       1:59.13
    6.  Laura Shepard, ND       1:59.43
    After Three Events:
    Notre Dame  41, Southern Illinois 14
    Event:  100 Backstroke
    1.  Erin Brooks, ND           59:22
    2.  Meghan Eckstein, ND     1:00.72
    3.  Jenna Rozzoni, ND       1:02.70
    4.  Nicole Freda, SIU       1:02.97
    5.  Christy Holmberg, ND    1:04.47
    6.  Stefanie Merritt, SIU   1:05.52
    After Four Events:
    Notre Dame 57, Southern Illinois 17
    Event:  100 Breaststroke
    1. Brittany Kline, ND       1:07.03
    2. Andrelina Rodriguez, SIU 1:09.63
    3. Karen Daylor, ND         1:10.91
    4. Melanie Williams, SIU    1:11.93
    5. Karen Foley, ND          1:12.86
    6. Shannon Glynn, ND        1:17.77
    After Five Events:
    Notre Dame 70, Southern Illinois 23
    Event:  200 Butterfly
    1.  Alison Newell, ND       2:08.42
    2.  Laura Humphrey, SIU     2:10.36
    3.  Molly Beeler, ND        2:13.70
    4.  Katie Burns, SIU        2:15.24
    5.  Kat Flannery, SIU       2:16.48
    6.  Anne Iacobucci, ND      2:16.73
    7.  Natalie Najarian, ND    2:18.63
    8.  Mary Beth Wehner, SIU   2:24.11
    After Six Events:
    Notre Dame 82, Southern Illinois 30
    Event:  50 Freestyle
    1.  Courtney South, ND      24.99
    2.  Kirsty Albertyn, SIU    25.88
    3.  Kim Ricks, ND           25.89
    4.  Judy Amorosa, ND        26.01
    5.  Leticia Herrera, ND     26.53
    6.  Stefanie Merritt, SIU   26.74   
    After Seven Events:
    Notre  Dame 96, Southern Illinois 35
     
    Event:  One-Meter Diving
    1.  Karla Gerzema, SIU    236.32
    2.  Lisa Holland, SIU     230.55
    3.  Gina Kettlehorn, ND   215.55
    4.  Rhiana Saunders, ND   203.85
    5.  Jodi Mulvihill, SIU   201.60
    6.  Lydia Ball, SIU       167.55
    7.  Kelly Crowhurst, ND   166.80
    After Eight Events:
    Notre Dame 101, Southern Illinois 49
    Event:  100 Freestyle
    1.  Linda Gallo, ND       52.63
    2. Kristy Albertyn, SIU   53.58
    3.  Nicole Freda, SIU     54.52
    4.  Laura Humphrey, SIU   57.29
    5. Kristy Holmberg, ND    57.38
    6.  Judy Amorosa, ND      57.49
    7.  Allison Hollis, ND    58.29
    After  Nine Events:
    Notre Dame 111, Southern Illinois 58
    Event:  200 Backstroke
    1. Erin Brooks, ND          2:07.91
    2.  Meghan Eckstein, ND     2:10.39
    3. Jenn Bobanic, SIU        2:13.19
    4.  Karen Foley, ND         2:16.14
    5.  Stefanie Merritt, SIU   2:16.50
    After 10 Events:
    Notre Dame  126, Southern Illinois 62
    Event:  200 Breaststroke
    1.  Andrelina Rodriguez, SIU    2:27.44
    2.  Anne Iacobucci, ND          2:31.51
    3.  Rebecca Roedershiemer, ND   2:31.90
    4.  Kiki Siviropoulo, SIU       2:34.88
    5.  Karen Daylor, ND            2:34.93
    6.  Melanie Williams, SIU       2:37.25
    7.  Shannon Glynn, ND           2:45.58
    After 11 Events:
    Notre Dame 134, Southern Illinois 73
    Event:  500 Freestyle
    1.  Liz Barger, ND              5:12.75
    2.  Courtney South, ND          5:15.29
    3.  Lauren Relay, ND            5:16.65
    4.  Allison Hollis, ND          5:16.84
    5.  Kathy Bracken, SIU          5:17.20
    6.  Kat Flannery, SIU           5:18.08
    7.  Mary Beth Wehner, SIU       5:34.29
    After 12 Events:
    Notre Dame 150, Southern Illinois 76
    Event:  100 Butterfly
    Ex.  Alison Newell, ND           59.23
    1.  Jenn Bobanic, SIU            59.28
    2.  Laura Humphrey, SIU          59.88
    3.  Katie Burns, SIU           1:00.41
    4.  Diana Roberts, SIU         1:00.74
    5.  Laura Shepard, ND          1:01.25
    6.  Molly Beeler, ND           1:01.89
    7.  Judy Amorosa, ND           1:08.97
    After 13 Events:
    Notre Dame  153, Southern Illinois 92
    Event:  Three-Meter Diving
    1.  Lisa Holland,SIU          253.65
    2.  Karla Gerzema, SIU        246.975
    3.  Gina Kettlehorn, ND       229.80
    4.  Rhiana Saunders, ND       225.30
    5.  Jodi Mulvihill, SIU       196.875
    6.  Lydia Ball, SIU           188.70
    7.  Kelly Crowhurst, ND       186.45
    After 14 Events:
    Notre Dame 158, Southern Illinois 106
    Event:  200 Individual Medley
    1.  Nicole Freda, SIU           2:12.37
    Ex.   Erin Brooks, ND           2:13.71
    2. Diana Roberts, SIU           2:15.21
    Ex. Alison Newell, ND           2:15.17 
    3.  Karen Foley, ND             2:15.65
    4.  Andrelina Rodriguez, SIU    2:17.01
    5. Kiki Sidiropoulou, SIU       2:20.69
    After 15 Events:
    Notre Dame 161, Southern Illinios  121
    Event:  200 Freestyle Relay
    Ex.  ND (Najarian, Shepard, Ricks, Herrera)    1:41.13
    1. SIU (Albertyn, Freda, Wiliams, Burns)       1:44.13
    Final Score:
    Notre Dame 161, Southern Illinois 132

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