The Gustavus Adolphus women’s swimming and diving team has compiled 83 team points after three days of competition at the 2010 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships being held in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Skylar and Whitaker Davis of the men’s squad have scored nine points for the Gusties and currently rank 40th entering the final day of competition. Preliminaries will begin at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow with men’s 1650 freestyle.
On Wednesday, Skylar Davis finished 11th in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:31.06, while Whitaker placed 14th with a time of 4:35.40. Carrie Gundersen placed 13th in the 500 freestyle, turning in a time of 4:59.03. In the 50 freestyle, Sarah Hund placed 29th (24.22), Dajana Vidovic took 32nd (24.28), and Anika Erickson finished 50th (26.36).
The Gustavus women’s medley relay team of Carley Mosher, Maggie Hansvick, Stephanie Korba, and Hund took ninth with a time of 1:46.15.
The women’s 400 medley relay team of Mosher, Erickson, Korba, and Vidovic finished in ninth place with a time of 3:53.19 on Thursday, breaking the school record. The 200 free relay consisting of Hund, Vidovic, Elthon, and Berry placed 11th with a time of 1:36.26. In the 200 freestyle, Carrie Gundersen placed 20th (1:53.18), while Vidovic finished 46th (1:55.80). Carley Mosher added a 26th place finish in the 100 butterfly with a time of 57.84.
On the men’s side, Whitaker Davis placed 41st in the 200 freestyle (1:43.28), while Skylar Davis finished behind him in 45th (1:43.44).
On Friday, Mosher, Vidovic, Berry, and Gundersen teamed up to finish ninth in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 7:36.8, breaking the school and conference record.
Carley Mosher added the best Gustavus finish of the NCAA Championships by finishing sixth in the 100 backstroke with a time of 57.46. In the 100 butterfly prelims on Friday morning, Mosher broke the school record with a time of 57.84, yet teammate Stephanie Korba broke Mosher’s record three minutes to re-gain her school record with a time of 57.73.
In the 100 breaststroke, Hansvick placed 21st (1:06.13), as Erickson finished 26th (1:06.87).
The Emory University women’s swimming and diving team is in first place entering the final day of competition with 371.5 points, as the Kenyon University men’s squad holds down the top spot with 502 points.