GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving team took to the pool on the second day of the 2019 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships. The 400-yard medley relay team (Caroline Murphy, Mengmeng Gibbs, Maela Whitcomb and Grace Middleton) earned All-America Honorable Mention accolades. The relay touched the wall in 3:49.78, which was good for 15th place.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving 200-yard medley relay team composed of Caroline Murphy (back), Mengmeng Gibbs (breast), Maela Whitcomb (fly) and Hannah O’Halloran (free) earned All-America Honorable Mention after placing 12th in the event with a time of 1:44.45. Denison won with a national record time of 1:40.11, while the top-16 teams featured three other NESCAC squads (Bates, Conn. College & Williams).
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Six members of the Wesleyan women's swimming and diving program qualified for the 2019 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship, as announced by the NCAA on March 4th. The Championship will be held on March 20-23 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina with The Old Dominion Athletic Conference as a co-host. The women's events will precede the men's events with trials beginning at 10:00 a.m. each day and finals taking place at 6:00 p.m. A total of 579 participants (526 swimmers and 53 divers) will compete in the championships and NCAA.com will stream all sessions Wednesday through Saturday.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Two individuals and all three relays of the Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving team earned All-NESCAC honors for their performances in the pool this past weekend. Head coach Peter Solomon was also tabbed the 2019 NESCAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Co-Coach of the Year, for the second time in three years, along with Tufts’ head coach Adam Hoyt. Solomon guided his team to a program-best sixth place finish.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women’s swimming and diving team came in sixth place in the 2019 NESCAC women’s swimming and diving championship with 899 points, earning its best finish at the conference meet in school history. Williams took home the crown for the sixth-straight year (1,873 points), while Tufts earned runner-up (1,439.5 points), while Amherst rounded out the top-three (1,322 points).
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The third day of the 2019 NESCAC women’s swimming and diving championship resumed on Saturday with preliminary heats at 10:00 a.m. and finals following at 6:00 p.m. At the end of the third day, the Cardinals sit in sixth place with 653 points, just 47 points behind fifth-place Connecticut College.