SHENANDOAH, Texas – The University of Chicago swimming and diving teams reached the finals in two events on Wednesday and achieved All-American honors in both at day one of the NCAA Division III Championships.
UChicago had four participants in the men's 50-yard freestyle prelims. Junior Thomas Meek made the cut for the evening finals and finished in 15th place in a time of 20.73. That placement led to Honorable Mention All-American status.
The Maroon women also got into a final and competed in the 200-yard medley relay with freshman Melissa Bischoff, senior Jennifer Hill, sophomore Abby Erdmann and sophomore Maya Scheidl. The foursome clinched Honorable Mention All-America accolades by finishing 14th in a time of 1:46.20.
UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
200-yard medley relay – 14th, 1:46.20 (Melissa Bischoff, Jennifer Hill, Abby Erdmann, Maya Scheidl)
200-yard IM (PRELIMS) – Jennifer Hill (22nd, 2:06.21)
500-yard freestyle (PRELIMS) – Khia Kurtenbach (41st, 5:08.77)
- Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21 – UChicago at NCAA Championships (Shenandoah, Texas), 10 AM / 6 PM