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Dixie State women's swim team competed in Alaska this weekend, losing the dual meet but breaking three school records.

Dixie State’s women’s swimming team tallied four event wins and broke three school records at its two-day dual meet this weekend at Alaska-Fairbanks. UAF combined to outscore the Trailblazers by a 243-167 margin to claim the meet win.

Sophomore Hannah Hansen accounted for two of DSU’s four wins and all three records at the meet, including wins in the 400 yard IM (4:49.42) and the 200 breast (2:25.17). She also broke her own 100 breast record with a second-place time of 1:07.79.

In addition, freshman Miriam Gonzalez picked up an event win in the 50 free with a time of 24.66 (No. 6 all-time at DSU), and freshman Megan Ruppenthal won the 500 free at 5:20.70 (No. 3 all-time at DSU). In all, 20 top-10 all-time marks were recorded in the 22-event dual meet.

Dixie State will close the 2017 portion of its schedule at the Colorado Mesa-hosted A3 Performance Invitational on Nov. 30-Dec. 2, in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Steve Johnson is the Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Collegiate Licensing at Dixie State University. For more DSU Athletics news, please visit www.dixieathletics.com and follow Dixie State on Twitter at @DixieAthletics.