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Tigers Finish Third at SCAC Championships

Tigers Finish Third at SCAC Championships

February 14, 2009

swimdive_logo250x100.gifFebruary 14, 2009, Nashville, Tenn. —  DePauw, ranked 18th in Division III, totaled 776 points and finished third at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships. Trinity won with 865 points, while Centre was second with 789. The Tigers have finished in the top three all 11 years they've competed in the Championships.

Callie Boehme claimed her second straight title in the 1650-yard freestyle by winning in a school and SCAC record and NCAA provisional time of 17:22.09.

Katie Massey finished second in the 100 free in 52.25 seconds which established a school record and was a provisional qualifying time.

Stier_Amanda_200809wsw.jpgAfter breaking the school and SCAC 200 breaststroke record in the prelims in 2:22.89, Catie Baker improved upon her times in the finals and finished first with another provisional time of 2:22.01.

Amanda Stier (pictured) picked up her fourth 200 butterfly title in as many years as she won in 2:06.99. In the prelims, Stier established a new school and SCAC record in 2:05.40 which also earned automatic qualification into the NCAA Division III Championships.

The Tigers' 400 free relay of Massey, Cassie Enix, Stier and Elizabeth Medlock wrapped up the meet with a second-place showing in 3:34.68.

Complete results along with links to award stand photos and student-athlete interviews are available through the official site.