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2017 MIAC Swimming & Diving Championships Preview

February 15, 2017 at 1:14 pm

2017 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships

University of Minnesota Aquatics Center
Minneapolis, Minn.
Feb. 16-18

 

Morning sessions start at 10:30 a.m. each day with qualifiers returning for the finals during evening sessions that start at 6:30 p.m.

MIAC Swimming & Diving Championships Home Page

(Includes map, ticket information, meet schedule, links to live video/results, and more)

Carleton Team Previews
Men
Women
MIAC Championships Preview      
Men
Women

CARLETON MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING PREVIEW

Head coach
• Andy Clark (24th season)

A Year Ago
• 5th place | 476 points  

Athletes to Watch
• Alex Mathson (Sr. | Five-time All-MIAC performer; finished third in the 400IM at the 2015 and 2016 MIAC Championships; runner up in the 1650 freestyle at 2015 conference meet; this season ranks 6th in 400 IM, 8th in 200 breaststroke, 9th in 1650 freestyle, and 10th in 100 breaststroke and 500 freestyle)

• Colin Lau (Jr. | this season ranks 7th in MIAC in the 200 breaststroke, 10th in 100 butterfly, 12th in 100 breaststroke, and 14th in 200 IM)
• Jack Dalluge (Fy. | this season ranks 6th in the MIAC in the 200 freestyle, 8th in 1650 freestyle, and 14th in 500 freestyle)
• Nick Reeves (Fy. | Knights’ top-ranked swimmer in the 50 freestyle)

• Ari Conati (Fy. | this season ranks 13th in MIAC in the 200 backstroke and 16th in 100 backstroke)

• Aaron Schwab (Sr. | he was runner up in the 200 backstroke at the 2014 MIAC Championships; this season ranks 13th in MIAC in the 100)

Did You Know?
• For the 24th year in a row, the Carleton Men's Swimming and Diving team was named as an All-Academic team by the CSCAA. The Knights posted a 3.38 GPA as a team.

 


CARLETON WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING PREVIEW

Head coach
• Andy Clark (24th season)

A Year Ago
• 4th place | 389 points  

In the 2016 Postseason
• Maria Wetzel qualified for NCAA Championships and swam the 500-yard freestyle as well as the 100- and 200-yard backstroke  

Athletes to Watch
• Maria Wetzel (Sr. | 2015 All-America Honorable Mention in 200 backstroke; 11-time All-MIAC performer, including runner-up results in the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as third place in 200 IM at 2016 conference meet; this season ranks 1st in MIAC in three events [200 IM, 400IM, and 200 backstroke], 2nd in 100 backstroke, 3rd in 500 freestyle, 6th in 100 butterfly, 7th in 200 freestyle, and 8th in 100 freestyle)
• Caroline Mather (So. | three All-MIAC awards last season, including 3rd place in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle; this season ranks 2nd in MIAC [and 8th in NCAA D-III] in the 50 freestyle, 3rd in 100 freestyle, and 4th in 200 freestyle)
• Ada Meyer (Fy. | this season she ranks 1st in the MIAC in the 100-yard breaststroke and 3rd in the 200 breaststroke)
• Alex Braiedy (Sr. | three career All-MIAC awards, including anchoring the 200 freestyle relay at the 2016 MIAC Championships; ranks 7th in the 50 freestyle and 200 butterfly plus 10th in 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, and 100 butterfly)
• Amy Roach (Fy. | finished 9th in the 1-meter diving competition at the 2016 MIAC Championships; this season she ranks 7th on the 3-meter board and 9th on the 1-meter board [six dive scores])

Did You Know?
• For the 24th year in a row, the Carleton Women's Swimming and Diving team was named as an All-Academic team by the CSCAA. The Knights posted a 3.42 GPA as a team.