Women's swimmer breaks own team record at NCAAs

Megan Gibbons '12
Megan Gibbons '12

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.

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.

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