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Madeline Smith during the 200 butterfly on Friday night.
Quon wins pair of events to lead UND vs. SCSU, NU
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Updated: Thursday 01/08/2013 17:08:38 (ET)
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GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Freshman Caitlin Quon (Richmond, B.C., Canada) followed-up her impressive showing in Friday's season-opening meet by winning a pair of events Saturday in duals against Nebraska and St. Cloud State at Hyslop pool. UND defeated SCSU, 146-78 and lost to the Huskers, 160-64.

Quon continued her nice collegiate start from Friday by winning a pair of events Saturday. She started the meet with a win in the 1650 freestyle, touching in 17:38.40, more than 13 seconds better than the field. She also won the 400 IM with ease, clocking a 4:34.54 time.

The 400 medley relay got the meet underway with a runner-up finish. Veronica Medon (Huntsville, Ont., Canada), Kara Fisher (Fergus Falls, Minn.), Madeline Smith (Fargo, N.D.) and Kelsey Richels (Wahpeton, N.D.) clocked-in at 4:01.35. The 400 freestyle medley team wrapped-up the dual, finishing second in 3:37.88.

Morgan Lynch (Elk River, Minn.) was third in the 1650 (18:28.03). Rachael Wessman (Fargo, N.D.) led a trio of UND swimmers finishing third through fifth in the 50 freestyle. Smith grabbed third place in the 100 butterfly (59.39). Richels was third in the 100 free with a 54.15 time. Medon picked-up second place in the 100 backstroke with a 57.94 clocking.

UND will host the University of South Dakota next Saturday at Hyslop pool. Action is set to begin at 1:00 p.m.

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