The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team took second place (692 pts) out of five teams at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University Invitational on Saturday in Collegeville, Minn. Carrie Gundersen was the top Gustavus swimmer with wins in both the 200 (1:59.66) and 500 free (5:16.98), and a third place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:18.75). St. Cloud State University won the meet with 835 points.
Tori Hubbard registered Gustavus’s only other win as she took first in the one meter diving (198.40). Maggie Hansvick had a good day with two second place finishes in the 100 (1:11.15) and 200 breaststroke (2:33.04). Carley Mosher took second in the 200 backstroke (2:14.21) and third in the 100 backstroke (1:01.64). Anika Erickson was the other top Gustavus finisher by taking third in the 200 breaststroke (2:35.24).
The Gustie 200 medley relay team of Mosher, Hansvick, Stephanie Korba, and Sara Hund took second (1:51.60) while the 800 free relay team consisting of Mosher, Gundersen, Jonna Berry, Dajana Vidovic, placed third (8:15.09). The University of St. Thomas finished third in the meet (539 pts) while Saint Ben’s took fourth (531 pts) and Augsburg finished fifth.
The Gustavus swimming and diving team will be in action next on January 15, when it hosts Carleton College in a dual meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Lund Natatorium.