2017 NAIA National Championships: Day 4 Photo Vault

SwimSwam owes a deep debt of gratitude to Julie Ray for her photos from the pool deck at 2017 NAIA National Swimming and Diving Championships.

NAIA senior tribute. Photo: Julie Ray

Courtney Hayward, Brenau. Photo: Julie Ray

Women’s 1650 free podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Men’s 1650 free podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Women’s 200 back podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Men’s 200 back podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Women’s 100 free podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Women’s 200 breast podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Men’s 200 breast podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Men’s 200 fly podium. Photo: Julie Ray

Swims of the Meet: Amanda Moran, ONU and Joel Ax, SCAD. Photo: Julie Ray

Swimmers of Year: Lisa Tixier, Biola and Magnus Poulsen, ONU. Photo: Julie Ray

Divers of the Year: Vanessa VanOoast, ONU and Shane Brinson, Biola. Photo: Julie Ray

Women’s Coach of the Year: Scott Teeters, Olivet Nazarene. Photo: Julie Ray

Men’s Coach of the Year: Adam Epstein, Keiser. Photo: Julie Ray

Olivet Nazarene parents’ section. Photo: Julie Ray

2017 NAIA Women’s Champions: Olivet Nazarene. Photo: Julie Ray

2017 NAIA Men’s Champions: Olivet Nazarene. Photo: Julie Ray

2017 NAIA Nationals Recap

Awards

  • Women’s Swim of the Meet: Amanda Moran, Olivet Nazarene – 200-yard backstroke (1:56.87)
  • Men’s Swim of the Meet: Joel Ax, SCAD Savannah – 200-yard freestyle (1:34.89)
  • Women’s Diver of the Year: Vanessa VanOoast, Olivet Nazarene
  • Men’s Diver of the Year: Shane Brinson, Biola
  • Women’s Swimmer of the Year: Lisa Tixier, Biola
  • Men’s Swimmer of the Year: Magnus Poulsen, Olivet Nazarene
  • Women’s Coach of the Year: Scott Teeters, Olivet Nazarene
  • Men’s Coach of the Year: Adam Epstein, Keiser

2017 NAIA Swimming & Diving National Champions

Day 1:

  • Women’s 800-yard Free Relay: SCAD Savannah (Ga.) – 7:29.82
  • Men’s 800-yard Free Relay: SCAD Savannah (Ga.) – 6:36.53

Day 2:

  • Women’s 200-Yard Free Relay: Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) – 1:34.69
  • Men’s 200-Yard Free Relay: Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) – 1:20.90
  • Women’s 500-Yard Freestyle: Abigail Richey, SCAD Savannah – 4:59.00
  • Men’s 500-Yard Freestyle: Joel Thatcher, SCAD Savannah – 4:20.35*
  • Women’s 200-Yard Individual Medley: Tiffany Ray, Olivet Nazarene – 2:05.07
  • Men’s 200-Yard Individual Medley: Magnus Andersen, Olivet Nazarene – 1:48.11
  • Women’s 50-Yard Freestyle: Lisa Tixier, Biola (Calif.) – 23.01
  • Men’s 50-Yard Freestyle: Perry Lindo, Thomas (Ga.) – 19.99
  • Women’s 400-Yard Medley Relay: SCAD Savannah – 3:48.93
  • Men’s 400-Yard Medley Relay: SCAD Savannah – 3:17.94
  • Women’s 1-Meter Diving: Vanessa VanOost, Olivet Nazarene – 203.70

Day 3:

  • Women’s 200-Yard Medley Relay: Olivet Nazarene – 1:44.25
  • Men’s 200-Yard Medley Relay: SCAD Savannah – 1:29.51
  • Women’s 400-Yard Individual Medley: Tiffany Ray, Olivet Nazarene – 4:25.90
  • Men’s 400-Yard Individual Medley: Daniil Kuzmin, Olivet Nazarene – 3:55.88
  • Women’s 100-Yard Butterfly: Lisa Tixier, Biola – 53.70*
  • Men’s 100-Yard Butterfly: Magnus Poulsen, Olivet Nazarene – 47.63
  • Women’s 200-Yard Freestyle: Abigail Richey, SCAD Savannah – 1:52.21
  • Men’s 200-Yard Freestyle: Joel Ax, SCAD Savannah – 1:34.89*
  • Women’s 100-Yard Breaststroke: Sara Lacusky, SCAD Savannah – 1:03.25
  • Men’s 100-Yard Breaststroke: Lukas Macek, Keiser (Fla.) – 54.66
  • Women’s 100-Yard Backstroke: Amanda Moran, Olivet Nazarene – 55.19
  • Men’s 100-Yard Backstroke: Magnus Poulsen, Olivet Nazarene – 49.22
  • Women’s 3-Meter Diving: Vanessa VanOost, Olivet Nazarene – 195.70
  • Women’s 3-Meter Diving: Shane Brinson, Biola – 244.40

Day 4:

  • Women’s 1650-Yard Freestyle: Courtney Hayward, Brenau – 17:19.77
  • Men’s 1650-Yard Freestyle: Joel Thatcher, SCAD Savannah – 15:18.39*
  • Women’s 200-Yard Backstroke: Amanda Moran, Olivet Nazarene – 1:56.87*
  • Men’s 200-Yard Backstroke: Magnus Anderson, Olivet Nazarene – 1:46.94
  • Women’s 100-Yard Freestyle: Julie Woody, SCAD Savannah – 49.24*
  • Men’s 100-Yard Freestyle: Joel Ax, SCAD Savannah – 43.56
  • Women’s 200-Yard Breaststroke: Sara Lacusky, SCAD Savannah – 2:17.53
  • Men’s 200-Yard Breaststroke: Lukas Macek, Keiser – 2:00.51
  • Women’s 200-Yard Butterfly: Lydia Reinhardt, SCAD Savannah – 2:03.53
  • Men’s 200-Yard Butterfly: Magnus Poulsen, Olivet Nazarene – 1:47.38
  • Men’s 1-Meter Diving: Shane Brinson, Biola – 259.60
  • Women’s 400-Yard Freestyle Relay: SCAD Savannah – 3:25.11
  • Men’s 400-Yard Freestyle Relay: SCAD Savannah – 2:59.10

*NAIA National Meet Record

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Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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