NCAA Women's Division III Swimming and Diving Championships

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NCAA Women's Division III Swimming and Diving Championships
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Founded 1982
Number of teams 46 (2015)
Current champions Emory (8)
Most successful club(s) Kenyon (23)
Television broadcasters ESPNU
Website NCAA.com

The Women's Division III NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships are college championship events in the USA. The event is held annually following the winter regular season, and it consists of individual and team championships in a range of events in women's swimming and diving for swimmers from Division III universities. The meets take place in a 25-yard pool.[1]

In every year of contention, the women's championship has been held at the same time and venue as the NCAA Men's Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

History[edit]

Swimming was one of twelve women's sports added to the NCAA championship program for the 1981-82 school year, as the NCAA engaged in battle with the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women for sole governance of women's collegiate sports. The AIAW continued to conduct its established championship program in the same twelve (and other) sports; however, after a year of dual women's championships, the NCAA conquered the AIAW and usurped its authority and membership.[2]

Results[edit]

NCAA Women's Division III Swimming and Diving Championships
Year Site Host Pool Championship Results
Winner Points Runners-Up Points
1982 Virginia Lexington, VA
(Washington and Lee)
Cy Twombly Pool (swim)
Virginia Military Institute (dive)
Williams 402 Kenyon 303
1983 Ohio Canton, OH C.T. Branin Natatorium
Canton McKinley High School
Williams (2) 330½ Hamline 286
1984 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon 307½ Hamline 283½
1985 Kenyon (2) 496 Pomona–Pitzer 348
1986 Ohio Canton, OH C.T. Branin Natatorium
Canton McKinley High School
Kenyon (3) 713 UC San Diego 403½
1987 Kenyon (4) 659 Pomona–Pitzer 349½
1988 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (5) 581½ UC San Diego 338½
1989 Maine Brunswick, ME
(Bowdoin)
A. LeRoy Greason Swimming Pool Kenyon (6) 631 UC San Diego 298½
1990 Illinois Wheaton, IL
(Wheaton)
Chrouser Aquatics Center Kenyon (7) 506 UC San Diego 443
1991 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (8) 661½ UC San Diego 466
1992 New York (state) Buffalo, NY
(Erie CC)
Flickinger Aquatic Center Kenyon (9) 750 UC San Diego 408
1993 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (10) 683 UC San Diego 451½
1994 Massachusetts Williamstown, MA
(Williams)
John Wesley Chandler Athletic Center Kenyon (11) 595½ Hope 408½
1995 Ohio Oxford, OH
(Miami)
Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center Kenyon (12) 527½ Williams 333
1996 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (13) 542 UC San Diego 380
1997 Ohio Oxford, OH
(Miami)
Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center Kenyon (14) 572 Williams 377
1998 Missouri St. Peters, MO St. Peters Rec-Plex Kenyon (15) 693½ Denison 522
1999 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
(Minnesota)
University of Minnesota Aquatic Center Kenyon (16) 664½ Denson 503
2000 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (17) 619½ Denison 417½
2001 New York (state) Buffalo, NY
(Erie CC)
Flickinger Aquatic Center Denison 588 Kenyon 572
2002 Ohio Oxford, OH
(Miami)
Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center Kenyon (18) 577 Denison 418
2003 Georgia (U.S. state) Atlanta, GA
(Emory)
George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Kenyon (19) 560½ Williams 350
2004 Missouri St. Peters, MO St. Peters Rec-Plex Kenyon (20) 507 Emory 362
2005 Michigan Holland, MI Holland Community Aquatic Center Emory 399½ Kenyon 313
2006 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
(Minnesota)
University of Minnesota Aquatic Center Emory (2) 428 Kenyon 418
2007 Texas Houston, TX
(Houston)
University of Houston Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium Kenyon (21) 538 Amherst 320
2008 Ohio Oxford, OH
(Miami)
Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center Kenyon (22) 566½ Amherst 341
2009 Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
(Minnesota)
University of Minnesota Aquatic Center Kenyon (23) 560 Emory 466½
2010 Emory (3) 568½ Denison 452
2011 Tennessee Knoxville, TN
(Tennessee)
University of Tennessee, Allan Jones Aquatic Center Emory (4) 614 Denison 428
2012 Indiana Indianapolis, IN
(Indiana)
Indiana University Natatorium Emory (5) 639 Williams 453
2013 Texas Shenandoah, TX Conroe Independent School District Natatorium Emory (6) 619 Williams 483
2014 Indiana Indianapolis, IN
(Indiana)
Indiana University Natatorium Emory (7) 595½ Kenyon 456½
2015 Texas Shenandoah, TX Conroe Independent School District Natatorium Emory (8)
2016 North Carolina Greensboro, NC Greensboro Aquatic Center Emory (9) 560 Kenyon 476
2017 Texas Shenandoah, TX Conroe Independent School District Natatorium
2018 Indiana Indianapolis, IN
(Franklin)
Indiana University Natatorium

Champions[edit]

Team[edit]

Titles Institution
23 Kenyon
9 Emory
2 Williams
1 Denison

Championship records[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Location Ref
50y freestyle 22.71 Carlton, ElizabethElizabeth Carlton Kenyon March 18, 2009 Minneapolis, Minnesota
100y freestyle 48.98 Stern, KendraKendra Stern Amherst March 20, 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota
200y freestyle 1:44.82 Stern, KendraKendra Stern Amherst March 24, 2011 Knoxville, Tennessee
500y freestyle 4:43.37 Stern, KendraKendra Stern Amherst March 23, 2011 Knoxville, Tennessee
1650y freestyle 16:21.44 Thompson, SarahSarah Thompson Williams March 21, 2015 Shenandoah, Texas [3]
100y backstroke 53.46 Oberholzer, CeliaCelia Oberholzer Kenyon March 22, 2013 Shenandoah, Texas
200y backstroke 1:56.23 Sasser, BrittanyBrittany Sasser Amherst March 15, 2008 Oxford, Ohio
100y breaststroke 1:00.85 Spaay, AmyAmy Spaay UW Whitewater March 22, 2013 Shenandoah, Texas
200y breaststroke 2:12.30 Hyde, EmilyEmily Hyde Amherst March 19, 2016 Greensboro, North Carolina [4]
100y butterfly 52.64 Nitz, KirstenKirsten Nitz Wheaton March 20, 2014 Indianapolis, Indiana
200y butterfly 1:55.66 Todhunter, LoganLogan Todhunter Williams March 23, 2012 Indianapolis, Indiana
200y individual medley 1:58.81 Wilson, CarolineCaroline Wilson Williams March 20, 2013 Shenandoah, Texas
400y individual medley 4:13.14 Wilson, CarolineCaroline Wilson Williams March 22, 2012 Indianapolis, Indiana
4×50y
  freestyle relay
1:31.42
Emory March 17, 2016 Greensboro, North Carolina [5]
4×100y
  freestyle relay
3:21.28 Emory March 23, 2013 Shenandoah, Texas
4×200y
  freestyle relay
7:18.15 Williams March 23, 2012 Indianapolis, Indiana
4×50y
  medley relay
1:40.58
Kenyon March 18, 2015 Shenandoah, Texas [6]
4×100y
  medley relay
3:40.13 Kenyon March 21, 2013 Shenandoah, Texas
1m Springboard 515.90 Roskos, DanicaDanica Roskos TCNJ March 25, 2011 Knoxville, Tennessee
3m Springboard 517.10 Emerick, HayleyHayley Emerick Trinity March 20, 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by NCAA;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Division III Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Swimming and Diving : Division III women's : Highlights" (PDF). Fs.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  3. ^ "Women's 1650y Freestyle Results". collegeswimming.us. March 21, 2015. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2016 NCAA Division III Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap". Swimming World Magazine. March 19, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Emory Takes Down NCAA D3 Record in Women's 200 Free Relay". Swimming World Magazine. March 17, 2016. Retrieved March 17, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Women's 4×50y Medley Relay Results". collegeswimming.us. March 18, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2015.