Garriock earns All-America honors in 100 Free at NCAAs

Garriock earns All-America honors in 100 Free at NCAAs

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Saint Leo junior Natalia Garriock earned All-America honors in her final individual event of the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Championship, Saturday evening at the Birmingham Crossplex Natatorium.

Garriock finished sixth overall in the 100 Freestyle in Saturday evening's championship final, after touching the wall in 50.33 seconds.

Freshman Annie Lindstrom also competed for the Lions in the women's 100 Free; she posted a time of 51.37 in the preliminaries, and did not advance to the evening session.

Junior Hunter Bains competed in the men's 100 Freestyle, and posted a time of 44.39 in the morning prelims. He turned in a time of 44.70 in the consolation final of the 100 Free, and finished 16th overall.

Senior Nicole Weber, swimming the final individual event of her outstanding collegiate career, posted a time of 2:17.84 in Saturday morning's preliminaries and did not qualify for the evening session. She finished 19th overall in the event.

The Saint Leo team of Lindstrom, Garriock, Maftuna Tuhtasinova, and Mattie Shaver also competed in the women's 400 Free Relay, but were disqualified and did not advance to the evening session.

Saint Leo finished 20th in the women's championship standings with 58 points, while the men's team was 30th overall with two points.

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