Women's Swimming & Diving

Five Camels Are Honored as All-Americans on Opening Night of NCAA Championship

Five Camels Are Honored as All-Americans on Opening Night of NCAA Championship

SHENANDOAH, Texas.--Five Connecticut College Camels garnered All-America accolades on the opening night of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship in Shenandoah, Texas.

In the 200 yard medley relay, sophomore Maeve Wilber (New Marlborough, Mass.), Mary Erb (Readfield, Maine), Lily Gribbel (Pleasanton, Calif.) and sophomore All-American Olivia Haskell (Norwalk, Conn.) posted a time of 1:42.47 to place sixth in the Championship final. All four Camels are honored as All-American for placing among the top eight in the country.

 In the 500 yard freestyle, Connecticut College senior All-American and Winthrop Scholar Athlete Valerie Urban (Lancaster, Pa.) posted a time of 4:58.65 to place 14th, earning Honorable Mention All-America honors for the Camels.  Haskell garnered Honorable Mention All-America honors by placing 14th in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 23.67 seconds for Connecticut College.
 
The Camels are in seventh place after one night of action with a score of 32 points.