CHICAGO – A total of 17 University of Chicago swimmers were named official qualifiers on Monday for the upcoming NCAA Division III Championships.
This year's qualifiers include eight men and nine women. The nine women's selections tied for the most women's qualifiers in program history. The NCAA Championships will occur March 21-24 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Four different individuals are currently seeded in the top 10 of their respective events. Sophomore Reona Yamaguchi is the fourth seed in the men's 100-yard breaststroke (54.98). First-year Gillian Gagnard is the fifth seed in the women's 200-yard backstroke (2:00.52). First-year Margaret Wolfson is the sixth seed in the women's 200-yard breaststroke (2:17.99). Sophomore Lance Culjat is the ninth seed in the men's 200-yard breaststroke (2:01.04).
Last year, 18 Maroon qualifiers earned a total of 40 All-American honors. UChicago finished 11th in both the men's and women's team standings.
UChicago Men's Qualifiers
- Taye Baldinazzo (So.) – 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle, 800 Freestyle Relay
- Lance Culjat (So.) – 200 Breaststroke, 200 IM, 800 Freestyle Relay
- Alexander Farrell (Jr.) – 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay
- Aidan Meara (So.) – 400 Freestyle Relay
- Keenan Novis (Jr.) – 400 Freestyle Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay
- George Reuter (So.) – 400 Medley Relay
- Keda Song (Fr.) – 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay
- Reona Yamaguchi (So.) – 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke, 400 Medley Relay
UChicago Women's Qualifiers
- Hadley Ackerman (Fr.) – 100 Butterfly, 400 Medley Relay
- Hannah Eastman (Jr.) – 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay
- Gillian Gagnard (Fr.) – 100 Backstroke, 200 Backstroke, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay
- Nicole Garcia (So.) – 100 Butterfly, 200 Medley Relay
- Nicole Lin (Fr.) – 200 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay
- Nadia Redza (Fr.) – 400 IM
- Simone Stover (Jr.) – 400 IM
- Daria Wick (Jr.) – 100 Butterfly, 400 Freestyle Relay
- Margaret Wolfson (Fr.) – 200 Breaststroke, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay