Alicia Finnigan of Division I Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia has received the Elite 90 Award for the student-athlete with the top GPA at the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships.
Lilly King defended her 100 breast title, going 56.25 to take .05 off her previous record.
Marius Kusch of Queens is top seed in the 200 fly on Day 3 at 2018 NCAA Division II Championships.
Defending champion Bailee Nunn is seeded second in the women’ 100 breast on Day 3 of 2018 NCAA Division II Championships.
The women’s 200y IM on Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 finals was set to be an exciting race, as the field was comprised of a faster heat than last year – a 1:55.59 guaranteed a spot in last year’s final, but it took a 1:54.78 to qualify for the A-final this year.
Hansson is now the 2nd fastest swimmer in history in this event, moving one spot ahead of Brown, who swam a 49.85 at 2018 SECs.
2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships Dates: Wednesday, March 14 – Saturday, March 17 Swimming: prelims 10am,…
Ella Eastin lowered Katie Ledecky’s American record by nearly 2 seconds.
Delaware head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach John Hayman will be leaving the program after nearly 30 years.
A representative for Virginia Tech tells SwimSwam that the team was granted a re-swim because the meet referee determined that their leadoff swimmer was not given the same opportunity as other athletes due to a disturbance from an official.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Since the school transitioned to Division 1 in the mid 1970s, no female EMU swimmer has made an A-final — until Duncan.
Northern Michigan sophomore Lajos Budai made the championship final in the men’s 100 back on Day 3 of 2018 NCAA Division II Championships.
King trailed Eastern Michigan’s Delaney Duncan through the front half, but surged ahead on the last lap to win it in 57.35
Ally Howe, Kathleen Baker, Janet Hu, and Beata Nelson will vie for the 100 back title.