The Denison University women's swimming and diving team closed out the conference season with a perfect 4-0 record following a 153-125 victory over Wittenberg University on Friday night in Granville.
Rookie Morgan Nuess (Kettering, Ohio/Dayton Christian) paced the Big Red with three victories, while sophomore Alyssa Swanson (Aurora, Colo./Regis Jesuit) logged a pair of wins. Nuess won the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.64. The first-year also swam the anchor on both the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay. The 200 medley relay team of Lindsay Zeberlein (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Mountain Vista), Natalie Lugg (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury), Lauren Wine (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence North) and Nuess touched in at 1:47.58, while the 200 free foursome of Swanson, Lianne McCluskey (Hope, Maine/Camden Hills Regional), Victoria Masney and Nuess finished in 1:37.75. Swanson's other victory came in the 1,000 freestyle where she clocked in at 10:22.94.
Also logging wins for DU were senior Ksenia Golovkina (Newton, Mass./Newton South), juniors Hilary Callen (Oswego, N.Y./Oswego) and Emily Schroeder (Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern), sophomore Cari Martin (Beavercreek, Ohio/Beavercreek) and first-year Dallas Manson (Torrington, Conn./Torrington). Golovkina won the 100 free with a time of 53.57, while Callen and Schroder won the 200 free (1:56.35) and 200 fly (2:10.24), respectively. Martin touched in at 1:00.54 to win the 100 back, while Manson won the 1-meter event with a six-dive score of 2:15.33.
Denison returns to action on Saturday (Jan. 22) when they travel to Grove City College. First event is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.