Shenandoah, Texas – The Gustavus Adolphus women’s swimming and diving team stayed on track on day three of the NCAA Championships, registering 19 points to remain in ninth place with 79 points.
Jennifer Strom (Rochester, Minn.) stole the show on Friday with an All-American performance in the 100 breaststroke. In the morning time trials, Strom placed sixth with a time of 1:03.92. Later that night in the finals, Strom moved up one spot to finish fifth after touching the wall in 1:03.75. By virtue of a finish inside the top eight, Jennifer Strom earns All-America honors for the first time in her career.
Also competing individually on Friday was Alissa Tinklenberg (Willmar, Minn.) who placed 12th in the 100 backstroke preliminaries with a time of 56.35. Tinklenberg turned in a time of 56.34 in the finals to remain in 12th and garner All-American Honorable Mention distinction.
Rounding out the day’s competitors for Gustavus was the 800-free relay comprised of Katie Olson (North Oaks, Minn.), Tarin Anding (Fy., Sartell, Minn.), Sarah Hund (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), and Jennifer Strom. The group came in 19th with a time of 7:49.84.
The final day of the 2013 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 23. Rounding out the four-day competition will be the 100 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke, 400-free relay, three-meter diving, and 1,650 free. Saturday’s finals are set to begin at 6:00 p.m.