ICYMI: Panthers Competed Well at NCAA Championships

ICYMI: Panthers Competed Well at NCAA Championships

SHENANDOAH, Texas – Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving had a great week at the NCAA Division III Championships. Freshmen Noah Young (Clinton, Miss/Clinton HS) and Becca Erwin (Duluth, Ga./Duluth HS) were named All-Americans and Chaz Brouillette (Cullman, Ala./Cullman HS) finished top 20 in the country in the 1-meter diving competition.

"Having three freshmen competing at the NCAA Championships and achieving all-american status bodes well for the future of the program both in conference and nationally," said Head Coach Toby Wilcox.  "I was very proud of the way they handled the pressure of their first national championship extremely well."

Young finished 13th in the 200 IM to qualify for the consolation championship.  He finished the finals in 1:51.45 to earn Honorable Mention All-America status.  Young went on to compete in the 100 backstroke and 100 free.

Erwin finished the 200 freestyle prelims in 15th place. She cut 0.04 of a second off her prelims time to finish 13th in the country in the finals and earn Honorable Mention All-America.  Erwin also competed in the 100 breaststroke and the 100 free.

Brouillette would go on to place 24th in the nation in the 3-meter diving event.