Fiona Muir of Emory Lowers Emma Waddell’s D3 50 Free Record in Prelims

2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships

50 Yard Freestyle – Prelims

Emory junior Fiona Muir took a big .21 chunk out of the NCAA Division III Record and Championship Record with 22.48 in the penultimate heat of women’s 50 freestyle on Wednesday morning. Muir was runner-up in last year’s final, when Williams’ Emma Waddell broke the NCAA Division III record with 22.69.

Muir’s best time coming into the meet was the 22.74 she went at 2017 NCAAs. As a freshman in 2016 she was runner-up with 22.81. All ten of her best performances have come as an Eagle:

  • 22.48 – 3/21/2018
  • 22.74 – 3/14/2017
  • 22.77 – 3/14/2017
  • 22.81 – 3/15/2016
  • 22.86r – 3/15/2017
  • 22.88 – 3/15/2016
  • 22.05 – 2/14/2018
  • 22.12 – 2/8/2017
  • 22.12 – 11/30/2016
  • 22.13r – 3/16/2016

Qualifiers:

  1. Fiona Muir, JR Emory 22.48
  2. Emma Waddell, SR Williams 22.73
  3. Kristen Petersen, SO Johns Hopkins 22.99
  4. Megan Taylor, JR Emory 23.09
  5. Madison Kauahi, JR Pomona-Pitzer 23.11
  6. Emmerson Mirus, FR Kenyon 23.13
  7. Julia Wawer, SR Emory 23.17
  8. Lindsay Hagmann, SR Trinity (TX)
  9. Alison Shapira, SO Johns Hopkins 23.31
  10. Frances Vandermeer, SO Middlebury 23.41 / Abby VanHarn, SR Calvin 23.41
  11. Margaret Webster, JR Gustavus 23.43
  12. Grace Sanchez, JR Cal Lutheran 23.44
  13. Lisa Cheng, JR IWU 23.53
  14. Jocelyn Crawford, SO, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 23.55
  15. Priscilla Wu, SO MIT 23.58 / Lily Gribbel, SO Connecticut 23.58

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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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