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Huskers Splash into Summer Sectionals

By NU Athletic Communications

Date: July 11-14
Location: Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center / Jenks, Okla.

Session 1: Wednesday / Prelims 9 a.m. (CT)
Session 2: Wednesday // Finals 5:30 p.m. (CT) 
Session 3: Thursday / Prelims 9 a.m. (CT)
Session 4: Thursday // Finals 5:30 p.m. (CT)
Session 5: Friday / Prelims 9 a.m. (CT)
Session 6: Friday // Finals 5:30 p.m. (CT) 
Session 7: Saturday / Prelims 9 a.m. (CT)
Session 8: Saturday // Finals 5 p.m. (CT) 

The Nebraska swimming and diving team will be represented by 21 athletes as they travel to Jenks, Okla. on Wednesday, July 11, to compete in the 2018 Speedo Sectionals. The event, featuring eight sessions over four days, will be held at Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center.

The opening session is set for Wednesday at 9 a.m. (CT), while the following three days will have preliminary sessions at 9 a.m. with finals following at 5:30 p.m. (CT). Saturday, finals will be held at 5 p.m. (CT). 

The following athletes that will compete are Gabrielle Baratta, Tori Beeler, Shea Bougie, Madison Coughlen, Kaylyn Flatt, Lindsay Helferich, Jacqueline Jeschke, Abigail Knapton, Allison Kopas, Sutton Marvin, Morgan McCafferty, Anna McDonald, Izzie Murray, Jessica Pentlarge, Dana Posthuma, Rachel Powers, Savannah Savitt, Lindsey Stalheim, Clara Walstad, Gwen Worlton and Allie Worrall.

Last week, Knapton and Haebig earned spots on the first-team 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-American team. Helferich, McDonald and Murray earned honorable mention. The first-team CSCAA Scholastic All-America honors recognize student-athletes who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective swimming and diving national championship meets. To earn honorable-mention CSCAA Scholastic All-America status, a student-athlete must achieve a 3.50 or better GPA while attaining an NCAA B qualifying standard during the season or participating in an NCAA regional or zone diving competition.

 

Check Huskers.com for daily recaps and updates.

 

Order of Events (All times Central)
Wednesday, July 11 - PRELIMS at 9 a.m. 

200 Medley Relay

800 Free

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Back

50 Fly
Wednesday, July 11 - FINALS at 5:30 p.m. 

800 Free

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Back

50 Fly

Thursday, July 12 - PRELIMS at 9 a.m. 

400 IM

100 Fly

200 Free

50 Breast

400 Free Relay

Thursday, July 12 - FINALS at 5:30 p.m. 

400 IM

100 Fly

200 Free

50 Breast

Friday, July 13 - PRELIMS at 9 a.m. 

400 Free

100 Breast

200 Fly

50 Back

800 Free Relay

Friday, July 13 - FINALS at 5:30 p.m.

400 Free

100 Breast

200 Fly

50 Back

Saturday, July 14 - PRELIMS at 9 a.m.

200 Free Relay

1500 Free*

100 Back

200 IM

50 Free

400 Medley Relay

Saturday, July 14 - FINALS at 5 p.m.

1500 Free

100 Back

200 IM

50 Free

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