March 15, 2012
AUBURN, Ala. (SMU) - The SMU women's swimming and diving team earned eight All-America honors at the first day of the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Thursday night. The Mustangs kicked off the championship with an eighth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Nina Rangelova, Genny Konicke, Monika Babok and Isabella Arcila combined to swim the event in a time of 1:29.30, earning 22 points for SMU.
The Ponies also had an All-America finish in the 400-yard medley relay, placing 16th. Therese Svendsen, Erica Donadon, Konicke and Rangelova finished with a time of 3:35.47
SMU is currently in 16th place with 24 points. The Mustangs resume competition tomorrow. For live stats, click here. Video coverage of the event is also available; Friday prelims (begins at 11 a.m. CT), Friday finals (begins at 7 p.m. CT).