NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy women's 800 freestyle relay has qualified for the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships on March 21-24 in Indianapolis.
The 800 freestyle relay of freshman Emily Benson, junior Kristen Young, freshman Sarah Passilla and junior Christine McCulla won the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship with a school record time of 7:34.41, the 12th fastest time in Division III this season.
Once invited to the NCAA Championship swimmers may compete in other events. This relay team will also swim the 200 and 400 freestyle relays while Benson will also swim the 1,650 freestyle.
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March 19, 2018 Women's Swimming NCAA Championship Schedule Announced
March 6, 2018 Women's 800 Free Relay Earns Spot at NCAA Championships
February 25, 2018 Bears Place 5th at NEWMAC Championship
February 24, 2018 Young Wins Bronze in 200 Freestyle
February 23, 2018 Passilla & 200 Free Relay Win Bronze at NEWMAC Championship
February 22, 2018 800 Free Relay Wins NEWMAC Championship and Breaks School Record
February 13, 2018 Harkrader, Morello Named to NEWMAC Women's Swimming All-Academic Team
February 3, 2018 Bears Drop Pair to Close Out Regular Season
January 29, 2018 Benson Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week
January 29, 2018 Bears 200 Free Relay named NEWMAC Women's Relay of the Week
January 27, 2018 Bears Set Three Pool Records in Senior Day Win
January 13, 2018 Women's Swimming Falls at #8 MIT
January 11, 2018 Bears Win Pair to Open 2018
December 2, 2017 Bears Place 2nd at CT Cup
November 18, 2017 Bears Fall at Tufts
November 12, 2017 Young, Passilla Lead Bears to First Win of Season
November 3, 2017 Young Wins Three Events in Loss at Wheaton
October 28, 2017 Passilla Shines in Collegiate Debut; Bears Drop Pair
October 26, 2017 2017-18 Women's Swimming Season Preview