Swimmers Add School Records; Four HM All-Americans
March 28, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - San Diego State swimmers established a pair of school records and had four members of its 200 medley relay team named honorable mention All-Americans at the recently concluded 2013 NCAA Championships held March 21-23 in Indianapolis.
Senior Leona Jennings broke her own school record in the 100 backstroke when she led off the 400 medley relay with a time of 53.40. She had set the previous school standard of 53.58 at this year's Mountain West Championships in February.
Sophomore Chelsea Bailey also set a school best in the 100 freestyle by leading off the 400 freestyle relay with a mark of 49.70. That time bettered the old record of 49.74 set by senior Meghan Zimmer at the 2013 conference meet.
In addition, Jennings along with teammates Katelyn Weddle, Gemma Johnson and Zimmer earned honorable mention All-America honors as members of SDSU's 400 medley relay team. The four seniors advanced to the B Final of the event where they turned in a mark of 3:36.16.
San Diego State concluded its 2012-13 campaign with a record of 10-1 in dual meets and won the Mountain West championship for the second time in three years while producing the conference swimmer of the year (Mikaela Macklin) as well as 14 all-conference honorees.