Keiser (Fla.) Extends Lead Midway Through NAIA Women’s Swimming & Diving National Championships
Columbus, Ga. – [SCHEDULE | RESULTS] Camryn Hudson broke the NAIA national record in the 200 to help Keiser (Fla.) extend their overall lead in the team standings midway through the 2023 NAIA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships. In total five champions were crowned on day two at the Columbus Aquatic Center.
- Keiser took top honors in three events on the day to sit atop the team standings with 247 points. Hudson clocked a 2:02.70 to win the 200 IM breaking Christine Tixier record of 2:02.75 set at the 2015 championships.
- Rachel Bradley pulled away from the field in the 500 free, touching the wall with a winning time of 4:58.51 to open finals for the Seahawks. Keiser closed out the session capturing their third relay win of the meet, this time the 200 free relay with a time of 1:33.18.
- SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) sits in second place with 182 points after a win and a runner-up finish on the day. Sloan Sizemore edged out the field to win the 50 free for the Bees first individual title with a time of 23.04. SCAD followed that up by clocking a 1:34.96 in the 200 free relay for a runner-up finish.
- Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) is in third with 151 points. The Tigers notched a third-place finish in the 200 free relay.
- Emma Lehmkuhl of Cumberlands (Ky.) took the final national title of the night as she took top honors in 3-meter diving. Lehmkuhl scored a 217.80 for her first national title. The Patriots are currently fourth with 136 points, while Milligan (Tenn.) rounds out the top five with 118 points.
The NAIA Championships will continue Friday, March 3, with the third day of competition. Prelims are slated to begin at 9 a.m. EST and finals will start at 5 p.m. EST.
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