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Cavaliers Conclude First Day of NCAA Championships

Hanne Borgersen

March 21, 2013

UVa NCAA Championships Blog
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Virginia women’s swimmers concluded action on day one of the NCAA Championships Thursday (March 21) at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. The Cavaliers have four points through the first day and sit in 26th place.

The 200 free relay of senior Lauren Perdue, juniors Rachel Naurath and Emily Lloyd and sophomore Emily Dicus placed 15th overall in a time of 1:30.67. The same foursome qualified for the consolation final after finishing 13th in 1:29.88 in the morning preliminaries.

Also in the prelims, Naurath placed 20th in the 500 free in a time of 4:42.36, while freshman Hanne Borgersen (4:43.43) was 24th and sophomore Alison Haulsee (4:43.69) was 27th. Borgersen’s time ranks ninth on UVa’s all-time lists.

In the 200 IM, sophomores Ellen Williamson (1:58.14) and Sarah White (1:58.21) finished 23rd and 24th, respectively.

Perdue came in 22nd overall in the 50 free prelims in 22.47.

The action continues Friday (March 22) with the 200 medley relay, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 3-meter diving and 800 free relay events being contested.

Virginia's Thursday Performances 

200 Free Relay
Perdue, Naurath, Lloyd, Dicus - 15th – 1:30.67 

200 Free Relay
Perdue, Naurath, Lloyd, Dicus – 13th – 1:29.88 

500 Free
Rachel Naurath – 20th – 4:42.36
Hanne Borgersen – 24th – 4:43.43
Alison Haulsee – 27th – 4:43.69
Caroline Kenney – 31st – 4:44.51
Kelly Offutt – 59th – 4:53.66 

200 IM
Ellen Williamson – 23rd – 1:58.14
Sarah White – 24th – 1:58.21
Haley Durmer – 31st – 1:58.83
Shaun Casey – 35th – 1:59.07
Courtney Bartholomew – 37th – 1:59.30 

50 Free
Lauren Perdue – 22nd – 22.47




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