Day 1 Recap: DIII Swimming and Diving National Championships

An unnamed Lord (thanks, photo desk) during competition at the KAC pool earlier this year. (David Hoyt for the Kenyon Collegian)

At the end of Day One of the NCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships, the Lords lead the pack in first place with 129 points, followed closely by Denison University in second with 118 points and Emory University in third with 78 points.

The Ladies are in fourth place with 75 points. They trail Emory University in first (180 points), Williams College in second (100 points) and Denison University in third (82 points).

Some highlights from individual races below the jump.

  • Anna Connolly ’13 placed seventh in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:04.62
  • The team of Rachel Flinn ’14, Alisa Vereshchagin ’12, Jourdan Cline ’15 and Meghan Quinn ’12 placed third in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:42.51
  • Andrew Chevalier ’14 placed third in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:28.84
  • The Lords’ 200-yard medley relay team of Jimmy Chapman ’13, Lars Matkin ’12, David Somers ’12 and Zach Turk ’12 placed first with a time of 1:28.86
  • Turk also broke his own NCAA record in the 50-yard freestyle

Stay tuned as the championships continue tomorrow.

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