NCAA Championships: Erwin Finishes Third in 100-Freestyle on Final Day

NCAA Championships: Erwin Finishes Third in 100-Freestyle on Final Day

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving junior Becca Erwin (Duluth, Ga./Duluth HS) wrapped up the 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships for the Panthers on Saturday.

In her final individual event of the year, Erwin first earned a spot in the championship final with a fifth-place preliminary finish and a time of 50.60 on Saturday morning.

Erwin improved her placement and time when it mattered most, in the championship final of the 100-yard freestyle on Saturday night. The junior swam the race in 50.50 to take third place in the nation in the event, giving her her second third-place finish of the championships.

For the entire meet, Erwin finished second or third in all three of her individual events and earned All-America honors in each.

Erwin, alongside teammates Anna Jordan Luth (Pensacola, Fla./Booker T. Washington HS), Mary Beth Ronne (Athens, Tenn./McMinn County HS) and Mary Katherine Stewart (Daphne, Ala./Daphne HS), were also named Honorable Mention All-Americans in the 800-yard freestyle relay on Friday.

 

BSC at the NCAA Championships
Becca Erwin                       500-freestyle                     4:48.25, Second Place

Becca Erwin                       200-medley relay             1:48.41, prelims
Anna Jordan Luth
Mary Beth Ronne
Mary Katherine Stewart

Becca Erwin                       200-freestyle                     1:48.85, Third Place

Becca Erwin                       200-freestyle relay          1:38.12, prelims
Anna Jordan Luth
Mary Beth Ronne
Mary Katherine Stewart

Becca Erwin                       800-freestyle relay          7:32.86, 11th Place
Anna Jordan Luth
Mary Beth Ronne
Mary Katherine Stewart

Becca Erwin                       100-freestyle                     50.50, Third Place

 

 

 

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