MIAC swimmers earn invites to NCAA Championships

2019 NCAA SD Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Committee announced the participants for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships on Wednesday and that list included several competitors from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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The MIAC has qualified five men and 14 women for the 2019 NCAA Championships, with one additional woman earning a spot as an alternate. The conference also has an opportunity to add several divers to the mix following the regional diving meets over the weekend. Swimming qualifiers are listed below.

The 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships will be held March 20-23 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The Old Dominion Athletic Conference and the Greensboro Aquatic Center will serve as co-hosts.  A total of 579 participants (526 swimmers and 53 divers) will compete in the championships.

Student-athletes qualified for the swimming portion of the championships by meeting the established minimum time for the events in which they entered. Divers will be determined by performances achieved at the regional diving meets March 1-2. The complete list of all swimmers competing in the championships is available at www.usaswimming.org/ncaa. Selected divers were added to the website on Monday, March 4.

NCAA.com will video stream all sessions Wednesday through Saturday of the championships.

UPDATED: 7:00 PM 03/04/2019

 2019 MIAC Men's Swimming and Diving National Invitees
Name Institution Class Event Seed Time
Matthew Allison Gustavus Jr. 800-Yard Freestyle Medley Relay 6:42.21
Dutch Franko-Dynes Gustavus Fy. 800-Yard Freestyle Medley Relay 6:42.21
Nolan Larson Gustavus So. 800-Yard Freestyle Medley Relay 6:42.21
Joshua Muntifering Gustavus So. 800-Yard Freestyle Medley Relay 6:42.21
Tanner Sonnek Gustavus Sr. 100-Yard Breaststroke 54.28
Tanner Sonnek Gustavus Sr. 200-Yard Breaststroke 1:59.82
Kieran Cuddy Macalester So. 1-Meter Diving --
Kieran Cuddy Macalester So. 3-Meter Diving --
 2019 MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving National Invitees
Name Institution Class Event Seed Time
Caroline Mather Carleton Sr. 50-Yard Freestyle 23.40
Maggie Webster Gustavus Jr. 50-Yard Freestyle 23.30
Sydney Grohman St. Catherine So. 800-Yard Freestyle Relay 7:32.73
Sydney Grohman St. Catherine So. 400-Yard Freestyle Relay 3:26.96
Franceska Hernandez-Nietling St. Catherine So. 400-Yard Medley Relay 3:49.12
Franceska Hernandez-Nietling St. Catherine So. 100-Yard Breaststroke 1:04.33
Macy Klein St. Catherine Fy. 50-Yard Freestyle 23.48
Macy Klein St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Medley Relay 3:49.12
Macy Klein St. Catherine Fy. 100-Yard Freestyle 51.08
Macy Klein St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Freestyle Relay 3:26.96
Maggie Menso St. Catherine Fy. 500-Yard Freestyle 4:51.31
Maggie Menso St. Catherine Fy. 200-Yard Freestyle 1:50.64
Maggie Menso St. Catherine Fy. 800-Yard Freestyle Relay 7:32.73
Maggie Menso St. Catherine Fy. 1650-Yard Freestyle 16:47.83
Maggie Menso St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Freestyle Relay 3:26.96
Hannah Svendsen St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Medley Relay 3:49.12
Hannah Svendsen St. Catherine Fy. 800-Yard Freestyle Relay 7:32.73
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 200-Yard Individual Medley 2:01.75
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Medley Relay 3:49.12
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 100-Yard Breaststroke 1:01.75
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 800-Yard Freestyle Relay 7:32.73
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 200-Yard Breaststroke 2:21.85
Jordyn Wentzel St. Catherine Fy. 400-Yard Freestyle Relay 3:26.96
Sophia Nevin St. Olaf So. 200-Yard Breaststroke 2:20.77
Marissa Wolff St. Olaf So. 200-Yard Freestyle 1:50.78
Anna Astrup St. Thomas Fy. 200-Yard Medley Relay 1:44.55
Ashley Christensen St. Thomas Jr. 200-Yard Medley Relay 1:44.55
Kirsten Nelson St. Thomas Jr. 200-Yard Medley Relay 1:44.55
Kate Smarjesse St. Thomas Sr. 200-Yard Medley Relay 1:44.55
 2019 MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving National Alternates
Name Institution Class Event Seed Time
Ada Meyer Carleton Jr. 100-Yard Breaststroke 1:04.49

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