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Green Bay Swimming & Diving Squads Fall Narrowly at UIC

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Release: January 12, 2013
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The Phoenix men and women host their annual intrasquad meet next Saturday.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

CHICAGO (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - After spending Dec. 31-Jan. 9 in Venice, Fla., for their annual training trip, the Green Bay men's and women's swimming and diving teams returned to dual meet action on Saturday in Chicago against Horizon League foe UIC. The host Flames edged the Phoenix on both sides, winning 123-120 in the women's meet and 129-114 in the men's competition.

The meet came down to the final event on the women's side, where UIC took the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:32.93) to earn 11 first-place points and secure the team victory. In all, the Flames had a winner in nine of the meet's 13 women's events.

Junior Parker Wolf (Kohler, Wis.) paced the Phoenix women with a pair of individual wins, taking the 50 (24.50) and 100 (52.60) freestyle races. Also earning wins for Green Bay were senior Heather Bodin (Maple Grove, Minn.), who won the 200 IM in 2:08.94, and sophomore Dana Iverson (Kenosha, Wis.), who took the 200 backstroke in 2:09.53.

The Green Bay men had a winner in five of the 13 events, including a pair by senior Tyler Evans (Lodi, Wis.). Evans was a member of the winning 400 free relay squad (3:09.83) in the meet's final event, and also picked up a victory in the 200 free (1:45.16).

Senior Mitchell Spaeth (Fredonia, Wis.) had a strong performance on the 3-meter diving board, earning a first-place finish with a huge score of 309.60. Also securing wins for the Phoenix men were juniors Robert Wolf (Wind Lake, Wis.) in the 1000 free (9:53.81) and Brian Heiser (McFarland, Wis.) in the 200 backstroke (1:57.17).

Green Bay will host its annual intrasquad meet next Saturday at the Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium at 1 p.m. before returning to dual meet action the following weekend. The women's squad will welcome Youngstown State on Saturday, Jan. 26 at noon, while the men's team heads to Indianapolis to face Butler at noon on Sunday, Jan. 27.

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Saturday , November 01
Women's Basketball 
vs. Michigan Tech (Exhibition)
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Thursday , November 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. UW-Oshkosh (Exhibition)
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , November 15
Women's Basketball 
at Marquette
1:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Monday , November 17
Women's Basketball 
at Vanderbilt
7:00 PM
Nashville, Tenn.
 
Wednesday, November 19
Women's Basketball 
at Purdue
4:30 PM
West Lafayette, Ind.
 
Saturday , November 22
Women's Basketball 
vs. Duquesne
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Friday , November 28
Women's Basketball 
at Georgia Tech
11:00 AM
Naples, Fla.
 
Saturday , November 29
Women's Basketball 
at Arizona State or Villanova
TBA
Naples, Fla.
 
Sunday , November 30
Women's Basketball 
at TBD
TBA
Naples, Fla.
 
Saturday , December 06
Women's Basketball 
vs. Western Michigan
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Wednesday, December 10
Women's Basketball 
at South Dakota State
7:00 PM
Brookings, S.D.
 
Saturday , December 13
Women's Basketball 
vs. Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , December 20
Women's Basketball 
vs. Vermont
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , December 28
Women's Basketball 
at Dayton
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Saturday , January 03
Women's Basketball 
vs. Davenport
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
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