C-N swim well represented in day one finals

C-N swim well represented in day one finals

Prelim Results

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Day one at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships has begun and C-N swim will have a hand full of athletes' center stage.

During Wednesday's preliminary swims, C-N swim came away with a school record in the 200 yard medley relay and earned a spot in the evening finals after recording a time of 1:42.65.

Margaret Stansberry (Backstroke), Maggie Melhorn (Breaststroke), Elly Culp (Butterfly) and Lisa Postma (Freestyle) competed for C-N in the prelim swim recording the seventh-place position

Lisa Postma (Leiden, Holland) turned in a top end performance in the morning swims as well after a new season-best time in the 50 yard freestyle turned in a time of 23.15 seconds tying the junior for sixth with Mikaela Lantz out of West Chester and Lara Marshall from Queens.  

Caleb Howell earned a 'B' qualifying time in the 200 yard individual medley after a 14th-place finish with a time of 14:48.86. The native of Easley, N.C. beat out Wingate senior swimmer Sebastian Holmberg, who had  topped Howell and collected a third-place finish at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships in the event finals a month ago.

Melhorn also competed in the 200 individual medley narrowly missing out on the 'B' final after finishing 17th with a time of 2:04.77.

Jon Lancaster (Ringgold, Ga.) turned in a time of 1:50.90 in the same event checking in at 33rd-place.

The consolation and championship finals will begin from the Greensboro Aquatic Center at 6:00 p.m.


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