Hageboeck sets school record, earns Honorable Mention All-America honors

Emily Hageboeck

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).

Top finishes:

-Emily Hageboeck – 10th 100 breaststroke (1:03.50, school record)
-Caroline Baber – 32nd 100 breaststroke (1:06.44)
-Turner Bobbitt – 38th 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.

Up next:

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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