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ND Swimming Shines at Eastern Championships

ND Swimming Shines at Eastern Championships

Over the weekend, the Notre Dame swim team competed in the Eastern Championship and finished 4th overall! ND also broke 4 school records, had 7 All-American times, and had multiple top finishers. For the 5th year in a row, ND won the Fran Crippen Award, which is given to the winner of the 500-yard freestyle. Congratulations to all on such a successful weekend!

Congratulations to the following for earning Inter-Ac All-League honors this winter:

1st team Ashley Kolessar, Tori Abruzzo, Devyn Sargent, and Natalie Stuart.                      

 

 New School Records:

  • 200 Medley Relay- 1:43.48 Devyn Sargent, Ashley Kolessar, Gabi Abruzzo, Tori Abruzzo
  • 100 Freestyle- Ashley Kolessar 51.07
  • 100 Butterfly- Tori Abruzzo 54.73 
  • 100 Backstroke- Tori Abruzzo 54.02 

7 All-American Times (4 automatic and 3 consideration times): 

  • 200 Medley Relay-  1:43.48 Devyn Sargent, Ashley Kolessar, Gabi Abruzzo, Tori Abruzzo AA Time
  • 200 IM- 2:00.24 Ashley Kolessar AA Time
  • 100 Butterfly- 54.73 Tori Abruzzo AA Consideration Time
  • 500 Freestyle- 4:51.31 Ashley Kolessar AA Time
  • 100 Backstroke- 54.02 Tori Abruzzo AA Time; 55.43 Devyn Sargent AA Consideration Time
  • 400 Free Relay- 3:28.45 Ashley Kolessar, Gabi Abruzzo, Tori Abruzzo, Devyn Sargent AA Consideration Time

Top Finishers:

  • 200 Medley Relay placed 2nd- Devyn Sargent, Ashley Kolessar, Gabi Abruzzo, Tori Abruzzo
  • 200 Freestyle: Natalie Stuart placed 16th and Ellie Archer placed 17th
  • 200 IM: Ashley Kolessar placed 2nd, Devyn Sargent placed 4th, Kaitlyn Kolessar placed 6th and Gabi Abruzzo placed 8th
  • 100 Fly: Tori Abruzzo placed 3rd and Gabi Abruzzo placed 12th
  • 500 Freestyle: Ashley Kolessar placed 1st, Kaitlyn Kolessar placed 6th, Natalie Stuart placed 10th and Ellie Archer placed 16th
  • 100 Back: Tori Abruzzo placed 2nd, Devyn Sargent placed 4th, Lily Hahn placed 21st
  • 400 Free Relay placed 5th- Ashley Kolessar, Gabi Abruzzo, Tori Abruzzo, Devyn Sargent