Entries tagged with ‘Women’s Swimming and Diving’
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team scored 166.5 points on the first day of the MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships and trail first place Carleton by just one-and-one-half points heading into the second day of the three day event. Carrie Gundersen finished second in the 500 freestyle, but automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships with a time of 5:01.05. The meet is being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams will defend their conference titles this weekend at the MIAC Championships which are being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. The Gustie men have won six of the last seven league titles, while the women have the past two titles. The meet, which Thursday through Saturday, features preliminary events in the morning sessions and finals during the evening sessions each day.
The College Swimming Coaches Association (CSCAA) released its Academic Team Honor Roll last week and both the Gustavus men's and women's swimming teams were honored by the CSCAA. The women compiled a team gpa of 3.28 which was 37th best in Division III. The men compiled a team gpa of 3.15 which was 25th best in Division III.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team team competed at the Minnesota Challenge hosted by the University of Minnesota at the U of M Aquatics Center on Friday and Saturday. No team scores were kept, but the Gusties swam well, particularly in the relay events. The 200 free relay team of Emily Amundsen, Jonna Berry, Serena Elthon, and Dajanna Vidovic started the meet off with a splash as it finished third in a time of 1:40.28.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team suffered a MIAC dual meet setback to Carleton on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter by the score of 112.5-197.5. The Gusties had four event winners on the day including Carrie Gundersen (1000 free), Brittany Matzke (1 meter diving), Anika Erickson (100 breast), and Maria Freund (3 meter diving).
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team finished first out of four teams at the Saint John's Winter Invitational held in Collegeville on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties took top honors with 1,108 points, followed by Saint Ben's with 703, St. Thomas with 584, and Augsburg with 42. The Gusties won five individual events including two by Carrie Gundersen (200 free and 500 free).
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team sets out to defend its MIAC Championship and win its fourth championship in seven years this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis, Minn.
Carrie Gundersen's 13th place finish in the 1650 freestyle helped the Gustavus women's swimming and diving team to a 30th place finish at the NCAA Championships with a total of 28 points. The three-day championship was held at the University of Houston's Recreation Center.
The Gustavus women's swimming and diving team used overall team depth to pull away from favorite St. Olaf on the final day and win the 2007 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championship. The title was the program's first since 2004, but the third in the past six years. Carrie Gundersen (1650 free), Christie O'Conner (200 back), and Erica Hickey (200 fly) claimed event titles on Saturday night.
Women’s Swimming and Diving Remains in First, Men Are In Second After Second Day of MIAC Championships
The Gustavus women's swimming team turned in another strong performance and remained in first place after the second day of the MIAC Championships. The Gustie men are in second place just 44 points behind St. Olaf. The championships, which are taking place at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, will conclude with prelims and finals on Saturday.