Hofstede, Pratt, Richardson Named MIAC Swim & Dive Athletes of the Week Posted on January 31st, 2023 by

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Gustavus swim & dive earned three out of four MIAC Athlete of the Week honors on Tuesday. Ellen Hofstede (Sr., Saint Paul) was named Women’s Swimming Athlete of the Week, Kaija Pratt (Jr., Minnetonka) was named Women’s Diving Athlete of the Week, and Peyton Richardson (Jr., Crystal Lake, Ill.) was selected Men’s Swimming Athlete of the Week.

Hofstede highlighted the Gusties’ dual meet versus Saint Benedict on Jan. 28 by breaking a 28-year-old pool record in the 100 free with a time of 52.83. Hofstede also won the 50 free in 24.37, the 100 butterfly in 1:00.12, and was on the winning 200 medley relay team that clocked in at 1:50.61.

Pratt won the 1-meter in a dual meet with Saint Benedict with a score of 239.85. Pratt won the 3-meter competition as well with a total of 226.70 points.

Richardson won the 100 backstroke in 54.17 and the 200 backstroke in 1:58.33 at the Gusties’ dual versus Saint John’s on Jan. 28. Richardson also won the 200 IM in 2:00.24 and was on the winning 200 medley relay team, which finished in 1:36.34.

MIAC Release


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