Denison logged a 150.5-111.5 victory over Division I Xavier on Saturday afternoon by winning seven events. The victory sends the Big Red into next Saturday's dual meet against Kenyon with some positive momentum.
First-year Bebe Wang won two events after hitting the wall in 1:52.01 in the 200 backstroke and 4:07.70 in the 400 IM. Senior Jack Lindell placed second in both events and Matthew Hedman took third in the 400 IM.
In the breaststroke events, Jake Ball won the 100 in 58.36. He was the runner-up in the 200 breast in 2:10.43.
Stuart Hohm won the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:41.42. Max Howes was second (1:43.14) and Walter Dauksher was third in 1:34.21. In the 100 free, Howes (46.56) and Hohm (46.77) went second and third, respectively. Dauksher returned in the 500 freestyle with a narrow win over Burdick. Dauksher touched in 4:42.29 while Burdick finished in 4:42.50.
In the 100 backstroke, Jason Wesseling paced DU with a second-place time of 52.77. Wang and Lindell went 3-4 in the standings after times of 52.87 and 52.96, respectively.
Aaron Saccurato rounded things out with a second-place time of 1:54.64 in the 200 butterfly.
There was no diving competition at this dual meet.
Denison returns next Saturday for its annual dual meet against North Coast Athletic Conference rival, Kenyon College. The meet will begin at 10 a.m. at the Trumbull Aquatics Center.