Women's swimmer breaks own team record at NCAAs
Contact: Jim Taylor (315) 859-4685
March 23, 2012
Megan Gibbons '12 broke her second team record in as many days and earned the fifth honorable mention All-America award of her Hamilton College career on the second day of the NCAA Division III men's and women's swimming & diving championships at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Natatorium on March 22.
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Gibbons finished second in the consolation final (10th overall) of the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:51.17. Anyone that qualifies for and finishes the conso final earns honorable mention All-America status. Gibbons also held the previous program record of 1:51.77, which she set in February.
Gibbons anchored a 200 free relay that finished 21st with a time of 1:38.02. The final qualifier for the consolation final recorded a time of 1:37.44. Maggie Rosenbaum '14, Joanie Burton '13 and Gabrielle Goione '12 were also part of the relay. The foursome was disqualified in the 400 medley relay.
Hamilton is in a three-way tie for 25th place in the team standings with 13 points. Gibbons collected seven team points for her performance.