GREENSBORO, N.C. – Washington and Lee junior Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W.Va./George Washington) placed 10th in the 100 breaststroke championship, setting a school record in the process, to earn Honorable Mention All-America accolades to highlight day three of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday for the women's swimming team.
Highlights from the meet:
-Hageboeck's 10th-place effort came in a time of 1:03.50, breaking her own school record of 1:03.68, which she set in the preliminary race earlier in the day. It also tops her performance in the event from a season ago, when she placed 15th in a time of 1:04.32.
-First-years Caroline Baber (Richmond, Va./Collegiate School) and Turner Bobbitt (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) were in action in the preliminary round, as Baber took 32nd in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.44), while Bobbitt placed 38th in the 100 backstroke (58.48).
Team standings (through Day Three):
-W&L currently sits in 10th place with 93.5 points through three days of championship events, 17.5 points behind MIT for ninth.
-Emory holds the current lead with 351 points, followed by closely by Kenyon with 340 points in second place and Denison in third with 319 markers.
The Generals will be back in action on the final day of the NCAA Championships, when junior Ali MacQueen (Memphis, Tenn./St. Mary's Episcopal School) will compete in the 100 freestyle preliminary, followed by Hageboeck in the 200 breaststroke and ending with MacQueen, Baber, first-year Claudia Barnett (Charlotte, N.C./South Mecklenbur) and senior Elle Chancey (Tampa, Fla./Berkeley Preparatory School) in the 400 freestyle relay. Preliminary events will get underway on Saturday with the 100 freestyle at 10:00 am.
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