Bogdanovski Captures 100 Free Title, Hopkins Finishes Fifth at NCAAs
SHENANDOAH, TX - Johns Hopkins senior Ana Bogdanovski ended her career on a high note, winning the title in the 100 Free in her final collegiate swim at the 2015 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday. The title was her third of the championship and 10th of her career. Emory won its sixth straight team title with 603 points, followed by Denison (457), Williams (434), Kenyon (404) and Johns Hopkins (250) to round out the top five.
Bogdanovski opened the night with her win in the 100 Free, completing her sweep of the 50-100-200 titles and capturing the one title that eluded her last season. She touched in 49.31 to break her own school record and beat the field by 0.86 seconds. She finishes her career with five individual titles (2-50, 1-100, 2-200) and five relays (1-200 Free, 1-400 Free, 2-800 Free, 1-400 Medley) and 23 All-America honors. Freshman Anna Wisniewski followed in eighth place with a time of 51.04.
Freshman Gwynnie LaMastra then won the consolation final of the 200 Breast, finishing ninth overall, as she finished in 2:16.97. She dropped two seconds off her prelim time and beat the field by nearly 1.50 seconds. Hopkins closed out the championship with a fifth-place finish in the 400 Free Relay. Wisniewski, freshmen Kaitlin Jones and Courtney Cowan and senior Kylie Holden combined for a time of 3:24.82, the third fastest time in program history. Holden earned a pair of All-America honors at the championship and finished her career with four.