Day 1 Recap: MW at 2014 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
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
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
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
21. En-Tien Huang, Nevada – 272.15
39. Hannah Prigge, Fresno State – 222.05