Swimmers compete versus Beloit and St. Norbert

Swimmers compete versus Beloit and St. Norbert
November 3, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143

The Benedictine swim team had some outstanding performances on Saturday, as the teams competed at Beloit College, with St. Norbert College also in the meet. On the men's side, French import Remy Genet, a senior newcomer, had a first place in the 200 freestyle (2:11.01), a second in the 100 backstroke (1:09.89) and a third in the 50 freestyle (26.86). Sophomore Jim Pelletiere was first in the 1000 freestyle (13:35.35) and senior Erik Morales also garnered a first place on the 100 butterfly (59.72). Morales was second in the men's 500 freestyle (5:36.67). On the women's side, sophomore newcomer Devin Kummer was a triple winner, taking top honors in the 400 individual medley (5:22.45), 100 freestyle (1:00.11) and 100 breaststroke (1:17.05).


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.