Record-setting Start for Tigers at NCAA Championships
March 13, 2008
March 13, 2008, Oxford, Ohio - The 15th-ranked Tigers got off to a quick start at the NCAA Division III Championships in setting four school records and qualifying for tonight's finals in two events and in the consolation finals in two.
The 200-yard freestyle relay of Katie Doogan, Katie Massey, Amanda Stier and Maddison Hamil finished fourth in the prelims in a school-record time of 1:36.03, while 400 medley relay of Doogan; Hamil, Stier and Massey was seventh in a school-record 3:55.80. Both relays will swim in tonight's finals.
Doogan earned a spot in tonight's consolation finals with a 10th place showing in the 200 individual medley in a school-record 2:06.25. Hamil also qualified for the consolation finals by finishing 15th in the 50 free in 24.20 seconds.
Callie Boehme finished 23rd in the 500 free, but set a school record with a time of 5:06.50, while Stier was 32nd in the 50 free in 24.69 seconds.