Swimmers compete versus Beloit and St. Norbert

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

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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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 an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.