Five Lumberjacks Advance to Finals at WAC Championships on Thursday
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – NAU
swimming and diving will have five swimmers in the finals on
Thursday night after the preliminary swims this morning at the WAC
Championships in the Josh Davis Natatorium. The
Lumberjacks entered day two with a 19-point lead over San Jose
Three event prelims were held Thursday morning beginning with the 500-yard freestyle. Senior Kimber Morelli finished in 12th place with a time of 5:02.52 and sophomore Kristin Jones placed 15th with a time of 5:04.72. Both swimmers will swim in the second heat with the finals beginning at 5:30 (MST).
Freshman Fi Connell will swim in the final heat after a prelim time of 2:05.05 in the 200-yard individual medley.
In the 50-yard freestyle, two Lumberjacks qualified for the finals with senior Rachael Foe posting a time of 24.10 and junior Meredith Egloria finishing in 24.13. Both swimmers will race in the first heat this evening.
The finals will be streamed at www.WAC.tv for a small fee. Live stats can be followed through the WAC Live Stats link in the women’s swimming and diving section.