Women’s NCAA’s – Day 1 & 2

By Reach for the Wall staff.

The 2017 Division I Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships (March 15-18) began yesterday in Indianapolis, Indiana (IU Natatorium), and PVS swimmers are already on the scoreboard for their respective universities.

Key Info
Results of PVS Swimmers

Day 1

  • Women 800 Yard Freestyle Relay
    • 1st place – Stanford University, 6:45.91 (new American, NCAA, & U.S. Open Records)
      • Simone Manuel, Lia Neal, Ella Eastin, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md / Stone Ridge)
    • 5th place – Univ. of Virginia, 6:55.97
      • Leah Smith, Kaitlyn Jones, Jen Marrkand, Morgan Hill (Olney, Md / Sherwood High School)

Day 2

  • Women 200 Free Relay
    • 2nd place – Stanford Univ., 1:25.91 (new American record)
      • Simone Manuel, Lia Neal, Janet Hu (Vienna, Va / Oakton High School), Ally Howe
    •  13th place – Univ. of Virginia, 1:28.58
      • Caitlin Cooper, Ellen Thomas, Morgan Hill, Dina Rommel
    • 17th place – Notre Dame, 1:28.93
      • Mary Smith, Catherine Mulquin (Laytonsville, Md / Our Lady of Good Counsel), Abigail Dolan, Sofia Revilak Fseca
    • DQ’ed – Univ. of North Carolina
      • Caroline Baldwin, Sarah Hitchens, Brooke Bauer, Hellen Moffitt (Alexandria, Va / West Potomac High)
  • Women 500 Free
    • 1st placeKatie Ledecky – 4:24.06 (new American and NCAA Records)
    • 9th placeMegan Byrnes (Stanford University / Fairfax, Va / Oakton High School) – 4:37.78
  • Women 50 Free
    • 40th placeCatherine Mulquin – 22.52
    • 49th placeMorgan Hill – 22.79
  • Women 400 Medley Relay
    • 1st place – Stanford University, 3:26.35
      • Ally Howe, Kimberly Williams, Janet Hu, Lia Neal
    • 14th place – Univ. of North Carolina, 3:31.43
      • Caroline Baldwin, Emily Pfeiffer, Hellen Moffitt, Sarah Hitchens
    • 20th place – Notre Dame Univ., 3:33.38
      • Catherine Mulquin, Meaghan O’Donnell, Erin Sheehan, Abigail Dolan

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