NCAA Championships: Erwin Grabs Sixth in 100 Freestyle Finals

NCAA Championships: Erwin Grabs Sixth in 100 Freestyle Finals

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships came to a close on Saturday night. Birmingham-Southern competed in five preliminary events and one final on the final day.

Sophomore Becca Erwin (Duluth, Ga./Duluth HS) got the day started with a seventh-place finish in the women's 100-yard freestyle prelim, finishing with a mark of 50.68. The time put Erwin in her second finals event of the championships.

Freshman Patrick Dunne (Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen Catholic HS) was next, competing in the 200 backstroke prelims. He finished 22nd with a time of 1:50.32.

BSC's men and women both competed in the 400 freestyle relay prelims. The men placed 23rd with a time of 3:08.63 and the women 32nd with a time of 3:34.38.

Sophomore Nico Medina (Hollywood, Fla./American Heritage HS) wrapped up the morning session for BSC with a 16:00.03 mark in the 1650 freestyle. He finished 20th in the race.

Erwin came back in the evening session to race in the 100 freestyle, Birmingham-Southern's final event of the championships. Erwin placed sixth in the event with a time of 50.68.

The Panthers leave the championships having competed in 10 individual events and eight relays.