Day 1 Recap: MW at 2014 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships

NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championship Central

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – San Diego State competed in three finals events on the first day of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship at the Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis on Thursday.


The Aztecs’ 200-yard freestyle relay team needed a swim-off to advance to the consolation finals, while freshman Anika Apostalon used the first leg of the swim-off relay to earn the eighth spot in the 50-yard free finals on Thursday evening. SDSU finished 14th in the finals with a time of 1:29.33. Apostalon took seventh-place in the 50-free (22.00).  Aztec senior Mikaela Macklin also advanced to consolation finals in the 200-yard individual medley, posting a time of 1:56.95. San Diego State earned 23 points and sits in 12th place in the team standings.


Competition continues on Friday with preliminary rounds beginning at 11 a.m. CT.


Thursday, March 20 – Results


200-yard freestyle relay

14. San Diego State (Anika Apostalon, Chelsea Bailey, Maddy Dalcamo, Whitney Weisz) – 1:29.33 (1:29.56 prelims)

24. Boise State (Brittany Aoyama, Katelyn Martin, Jessica Bottelberghe, Samantha Wicks) – 1:30.04


500-yard freestyle

57. Genevieve Miller, Air Force – 4:48.70


200-yard individual medley

12. Mikaela Macklin, San Diego State – 1:56.95 (1:57.07 prelims)

45. Yawen Li, Nevada – 1:59.88

60. Morgan Hartigan, Wyoming – 2:01.76


50-yard freestyle

7. Anika Apostalon, San Diego State – 22.00 (22.01 prelims)

43. Rachel Dixon, UNLV – 22.69

45. Samantha Wicks, Boise State – 22.75

50. Brittany Aoyama, Boise State – 22.95


400-yard medley relay

26. Boise State (Samantha Wicks, Heather Harper, Brittany Aoyama, Katelyn Martin) – 3:38.09


1-meter diving

21. En-Tien Huang, Nevada – 272.15

39. Hannah Prigge, Fresno State – 222.05