ASU’s Emma Nordin and Cierra Runge Push Each Other To Higher Goals (Video)


  • Thursday, November 21 – Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Greensboro Aquatic Center – Greensboro, NC
  • Prelims 9:30 AM / Finals 5:30 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • Short course yards (SCY) format
  • Live results
  • Results also on Meet Mobile as “NC State GAC Invitational”


Reported by Robert Gibbs.


  • NCAA ‘A’ Cut – 4:35.76
  • 2019 Invite Time – 4:40.96
  1. Cierra Runge, Arizona State, 4:37.26
  2. Emily Hetzer, Auburn, 4:38.87
  3. Kate Moore, NC State, 4:39.34

The top five finishers were all under last year’s NCAA invite time, with ASU’s Cierra Runge leading the way with a 4:37.26. Auburn’s Emily Hetzer took 2nd in 4:38.97, setting a new personal best by 0.31s. Kate Moore rounded out the top three with a 4:39.34, her fastest time outside of last spring’s ACC/NCAA championships.

Arizona State sophomore Emma Nordin won the ‘B’ final in a 4:40.99, just .03 shy of the 2019 Invited time for the NCAA Championships.

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Reid Carlson

Reid Carlson originally hails from Clay Center, Kansas, where he began swimming at age six.  At age 14 he began swimming club year-round and later with his high school team, making state all four years.  He was fortunate enough to draw the attention of Kalamazoo College where he went on to …

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