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Gustavus Adolphus swimmers Whitaker Davis (Palatine, Ill.) and Kelsey Lucia (St. Cloud, Minn.) highlighted day one of competition at the 2011 NCAA Championships. Davis placed seventh in the 500 freestyle, while Lucia added a 12th place finish in the 50 free.
A total of 11 (9 women, 2 men) Gustavus swimmers qualified for the 2010 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Monday afternoon. Representing the women’s team will be Jonna Berry, Serena Elthon, Carrie Gundersen, Anika Erickson, Sarah Hund, Steph Korba, Carley Mosher, Dajana Vidovic, and Maggie Hansvick. Skylar and Whitaker Davis will represent the men’s squad. The NCAA Championships will take place on March 17-20, in the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
After swimming hundreds of thousands of yards and competing against dozens of teams over the course of the last five months, all of our hard work comes down to this weekend’s MIAC Championship meet.
Members of the the Gustavus men's and women's swimming and diving teams took part in the last meet held in St. Thomas's O'Shaughnessy Natatorium on Friday night in St. Paul, Minn. Both St. Thomas squads were victorious in the meet, as the Tommie women swimmers won 43-32, with the men winning by the score of 49-36.
The Gustavus men's swimming team took first place at the Falcon Invitational held in the University of Minnesota's Aquatics Center on Friday and Saturday. Skylar Davis was the top Gustavus swimmer, winning the 200 and 500 freestyle, and the 400 IM. The Gusties registered 995 points in the two-day swim meet.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming teams made their final day at the NCAA Championships one to remember. For the men, Skylar and Whitaker Davis finished 8th and 11th respectively in the 1650 freestyle. For the women, Carrie Gundersen placed 9th in the 1650 freestyle and Anika Erickson finished 16th in the 200 breaststroke. The Gustie men finished 15th with 71 points, while the women placed 35th with 17 points.
The Gustavus men's and women's swimming teams continued to perform well at the NCAA Championships which are being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis. The men's 800 free relay of Matt Stewart, Skylar Davis, Whitaker Davis, and Dave Pearson turned in the top performance of the day with an eighth place finish in a time of 6:44.90. On the women's side, Anika Erickson finished 21st in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:05.58.
Matt Stewart's seventh place finish in the 500 freestyle highlighted Gustavus' first day at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships which are being held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. On the women's side, Carrie Gundersen turned in the finest performance of her career in 500 freestyle and finished tenth in a conference and school record time of 4:57.25.
The Gustavus men's swimming team will send four swimmers to the NCAA Championships this weekend which will be hosted by Macalester College at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. The Gusties will be trying to improve on their 12th place finish of a year ago. The four swimmers who qualified include Matt Stewart (Sr., Burnsville, Minn./Apple Valley), Dave Pearson (Sr., Woodbury, Minn./Stillwater), Skylar Davis (Jr., Palatine, Ill.), and Whitaker Davis (So., Palatine, Ill.).
The Gustavus men's swimming and diving team took part in the Minnesota Challenge hosted by the University of Minnesota at the U of M Aquatics Center on Friday and Saturday. While no team scores were kept, Gustavus swam well against a quality field that included teams from NCAA Division I, II, and III. The Gustie relay teams sparked the squad during the weekend as the 400 and 800 free relay teams posted second place finishes and the 400 medley relay team posted a third place finish.