Keiser and SCAD both had strong mornings and are poised to maintain their positions at the top of the standings after the Day 3 prelims session.
Tovstogan was 4th in this event at last season’s NCAA D2 Championships, but her time tonight is fast enough to have earned a medal there.
Her winning time of 1:01.30 was just a few tenths shy of her lifetime best, which she set as she placed 3rd at last season’s NCAA Division 2 Championships.
Donna Depolo, a rising junior at Nevada, hit her Olympic Trials cut in prelims on Friday at the Mt. Hood Futures Championships.
Higdon will be a part of Simpson’s first recruiting class.