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Emory Swimming & Diving Heads to Shenandoah for 2017 NCAA Championships

March 13, 2017


31 student-athletes will be representing the Emory University Swimming & Diving teams this week at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships. The meet will run from Wednesday, March 15th through Saturday, March 18th and will be held in Shenandoah, Texas at the Conroe Independent School District's Natatorium.

For the women, they will be looking to extend their current reign over Division III with an eighth consecutive national championship and the 10th overall in school history while the men will be trying to breakthrough with their first title in program history after a third place finish at last year's championships.

The women, along with Kenyon College, are tied for the NCAA lead with 17 student-athletes invited to compete in Shenandoah this week. Swimmers invited to the meet for the Eagles include seniors Marissa BerghAnnelise KowalskyClaire Liu and Marcela Sanchez-Aizcorbe, juniors Sia BeasleyMegan CampbellCindy ChengMing OngJulia Wawersophomores Ashley DanielsJulia DurmerHannah LallyFiona MuirMeg Taylor and freshmen Maria KyleCaroline Olson and Maria Turcan.

On the men's side, Emory saw 12 swimmers invited to the NCAA Championships with seniors Christian BakerHayes Burdette-SappAndrew Wilson, juniors Henry CopsesAlexander HardwickAaron SchwartzOliver Smith, sophomores Thomas GordonAlex KohlmanTrey KolleckMatt Rogers and freshman Sage Ono making the cut for the Eagles. Senior Mitchell Cooper and junior Cooper Tollen will also be traveling to Texas for Emory as relay alternatives.

Preliminaries are set to begin at 10:00 AM every morning with the finals to follow in the evening at 6:00 PM CST. Fans unable to make the trip can follow along with live video and live updating results links that can be found on the championship website and the Emory Swimming & Diving schedule pages (coming soon). Fans can also follow the Emory swimming (@EmorySwimming), Emory Athletics and SCAC (@SCACSwimming) Facebook and Twitter feeds for updates regarding the meet.

Check out the championship website at the top of page as well for more information such as ticket information, the swimming & diving digital program, information on the Conroe Independent School District's Natatorium and more.

Results and a full recap of competition will be posted to after the finals session on all four days.