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2018 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships Preview

February 14, 2018 at 3:25 pm

2018 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships Preview

University of Minnesota Aquatics Center
Minneapolis, Minn.
Feb. 15-17

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.

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Carleton Team Previews Men Women
MIAC Championships Previews      
Men      
Women  

CARLETON MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING PREVIEW

Head coach
• Andy Clark (25th season)

A Year Ago
• 5th place | 346 points 

Athletes to Watch
• Jack Dalluge (So. | At the 2017 MIAC Championships, finished 8th in the 200 freestyle and 10th in the 1650 freestyle, and 13th in the 500 freestyle; this season ranks 4th in the 200 freestyle, 17th in the 100 freestyle, and 20th in 500 freestyle)
• Nick Reeves (So. | At the 2017 MIAC Championships, placed in 5th as a member of the 200 freestyle, 200 medley relay, and 400 freestyle relays: was 15th last year in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke; this season ranks 10th in the 50 freestyle, 11th in the 100 freestyle, 16th in the 100 breaststroke, and 29th in 200 freestyle)
• Sam Darwish (So. | Last year, finished 11th in the 200 butterfly, 12th in the 500 freestyle, and 15th in the 100 butterfly; this season, ranks 9th in the 1650 freestyle, 17th in the 200 butterfly, 18th in 500 freestyle, 38th in 100 backstroke, and 42nd in 100 butterfly)
• Andrew Chang (Fy. | This season, ranks 4th in the 400 IM, 5th in the 100 butterfly, 6th in the 200 butterfly, and 12th in the 200 IM)
• Stevie Fitch (Fy. | This season ranks, 12th in 100 butterfly, 13th in the 200 butterfly, 19th in the 500 freestyle, and 20th in the 200 freestyle)

Did You Know?
• For the 25th 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 3.36 GPA as a team, the the 29th highest mark amongst all of the NCAA Division III men’s teams.


CARLETON WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING PREVIEW

Head coach
• Andy Clark (25th season)

A Year Ago
• 3rd place | 477 points 

At the 2017 NCAA Championships
• Caroline Mather earned All-America recognition after finishing seventh in the 100-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships to become the first Knight to earn All-America status in the event since 2005. She also secured All-America Honorable Mention by placing 12th in the 50-yard freestyle and swam the 200-yard freestyle at the national meet.
• Maria Wetzel qualified for NCAA Championships and swam three events. She broke the MIAC record with a time of 4:27.16 and placed 11th in the 400-yard individual medley to garner All-America Honorable Mention. She placed 18th in the 200-yard backstroke and 36th in the 200-yard IM.

Athletes to Watch
• Amy Roach (Sr. | finished 6th in the 3-meter diving competition and 8th in the 1-meter diving competition at the 2017 MIAC Championships; this season she ranks 3rd on the 3-meter board and 3rd on the 1-meter board [six dive scores])
• Caroline Mather (Jr. | Three All-MIAC awards in 2016, including 3rd place in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyle; seven All-MIAC awards in 2017, including 1st place in the 100 yard freestyle and 2nd place in the 50 and 200 yard freestyle; this season ranks 1st in MIAC in the 50 freestyle, 2nd in 100 freestyle, and 5th in 200 freestyle)
• Ada Meyer (So. | Four All-MIAC awards at 2017 conference meet, including 1st place in the 100 breaststroke,  2nd place in the 200 breaststroke and 400 medley relay, and 3rd place in the 200 medley relay; this season ranks 2nd in 200 breaststroke, 3rd in 100 breaststroke, and 15th in the 500 freestyle)
• Emma Lederer (So. | At last year’s championships, finished 12th in the 200 IM, 100 backstroke, and 200 backstroke; this year ranks 2nd in 200 backstroke, 6th in 100 backstroke, 12th in 100 butterfly, and 13th in 200 IM)
• Morgan Mayer (So. | At 2017 conference meet, placed 4th in the 800 freestyle relay, 13th in 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke, and 15th in 100 freestyle; this season, ranks 2nd in 100 breaststroke, 3rd in 200 breaststroke, 10th in 50 freestyle, and 15th in 200 IM)
• Kyle Fraser-Mines (Fy. | This season, ranks 6th in the 200 freestyle, 7th in 200 backstroke, 8th in 100 backstroke, 12th in 100 freestyle)

Did You Know?
• For the 25th 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 3.52 GPA as a team, good for a spot in the top 25 percent amongst the other D-III Scholar All-American programs