Swimmers set season bests

The women’s swimming and diving team finished competition at the Kenyon College Total Performance Invitational on Saturday Dec. 5. They came in third place at the competition, setting a slew of personal bests for the season.

Sophomores Mary St. John and Miranda Ford finished in 5 minutes, 15.82 seconds; and 5 minutes, 15.95 seconds, respectively. Both notched personal season-best times and finished 28th and 29th respectively in the 500-yard freestyle.

Senior Kira Singhaus also recorded a personal season best, finishing the 200-yard backstroke in 2 minutes, 7.23 seconds.

Junior Gillian Crews was able to provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships by finishing eighth in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing in 56.76 seconds.
Junior Shieri Suzuka finished in 57.11 seconds to post her personal season-best time as well.

Junior Natalie Kronfli also picked up her best time of the season, finishing in two minutes, 26.68 seconds with a 15th-place finish.

First-year Hera Miao also picked up a season-best in the 200-yard IM finishing in 2 minutes, 13.48 seconds.

Seniors Winona Li and Andie Azofeifa and junior Machika Kaku finished second, fourth, and third, respectively, and all posted qualifying scores to the NCAA Championships.

The Tartans next compete Saturday, Jan. 16 at Westminster College.