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Saturday, February 28, 2015

KU swimmers third at Big 12

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Kansas University claimed third place Saturday in the Big 12 women’s swimming and diving championships.

Texas won the team title with 1,082.5 points, followed by Iowa State (618.5), Kansas (589), West Virginia (481) and TCU (458).

The Jayhawks earned seven second-place finishes — three from Chelsie Miller, two from Yulduz Kuchkarova, and two relays teams.

Kuchkarova was second in the 200-yard backstroke on Saturday, swimming a career-best time of 1:56.16.

Big 12 Championships

Saturday in Austin, Texas

Team scores: Texas 1,082.5, Iowa State 618.5, Kansas 589, West Virginia 481, TCU 458.

Kansas Results

Platform diving: 7. Nadia Khechfe, 192.45.

200 back: 2. Yulduz Kuchkarova, 1:56.16. 5. Madison Straight, 1:58.94. 11. Hannah Angell, 2:00.90. 15. Sammie Schurig, 2:02.95.

100 free: 6. Pia Pavlic, 50.74. 11. Haley Molden, 51.50. 14. Hannah Driscoll, 52.36.

1,650 free: 2. Chelsie Miller, 16:13.03. 5. Nika Fellows, 16:47.75. 6. Lindsay Manning, 16:57.17.

200 breast: 5. Lydia Pocisk, 2:14.98. 7. Bryce Hinde, 2:17.63. 8. Gretchen Pocisk, 2:19.92.

200 fly: 2. Miller, 1:58.53. 12. Deanna Marks, 2:05.76. 15. Leah Pfitzer, 2:07.91.

400 free relay: 2. Kansas (Kuchkarova, Pavlic, Molden, Marks), 3:23.83.

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