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Brown Takes Eighth in 100 Fly at NCAA Championships
 


 
 
March 17, 2017

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The Basics
• Location: Shenandoah, TX • Conroe ISD Natatorium
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women’s swim team earned a pair of top-eight finishes on day two of the 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. The Blue Jays sit in ninth place with 65 points while Emory remains in first with 330 points. Williams (225) and Kenyon (208) round out the top three.

Finalists
• The Blue Jays opened the night with a sixth-place finish in the 200 Free Relay with a finals time of 1:33.89. Seeded 17th heading into the morning prelims, Hopkins turned in a 1:34.32 to earn a spot in the championship final. Juniors Anna Wisniewski and Kaitlin Jones and freshmen Alison Shapiro and Kristen Petersen dropped another 0.43 seconds off their time to place sixth.
• Senior Abby Brown then placed eighth in the championship final of the 100 Fly with a finals time of 55.36. Her prelim time of 55.33 is a career best, as she shaved 0.39 seconds off her best time. It is her best finish in the event after finishing 15th as a freshman and 11th as a sophomore.

The Records
• The 200 Free Relay team posted the eighth fastest time in school history on Thursday night with a time of 1:33.89.

All-Americans
• Brown earns her second All-America honor in 2017 and seventh career of her career. Wisniewski now has 14 All-America honors in her career while Jones now has 12. Petersen earned her second All-America honor and Shapiro grabbed her first.

Up Next
• The 2017 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship continues on Friday, March 17. The prelims are set for 10:00 am CT and will begin with the 200 Fly. The finals are slated for a 6:00 pm start. Fans can watch the finals at www.ncaa.com/liveschedule with live results available on the Meet Mobile app.

 

 

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