HILLSBORO, Ore. – Eight NWC student-athletes have been invited to the 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C.
For the men, two of three NWC Co-Swimmers of the Year qualified to compete in Greensboro, with Linfield's Noah Cutting slated to compete in the 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard butterfly, and 200-yard backstroke, and Whitworth's Ryan Grady set to race in the 500-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, and 200-yard breaststroke. Pirates teammate Eben Schumann is set to compete in the 100-yard butterfly alongside Cutting, as well as the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke.
For the women, NWC Freshman of the Year Vianka Hoyer of Linfield is set to compete in the 50-yard freestyle in addition to her qualifying marks in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly alongside Pacific Lutheran's Kaycee Simpson. Simpson is also slated to race in the 100-yard breaststroke. Also set to compete in the 100-yard breaststroke is Whitworth's Jamie Siegler, in addition to the 50-yard freestyle and 200-yard breaststroke. George Fox's Aspen Monkhouse is the third NWC women's swimmer set to race in the 50-yard freestyle, while NWC Swimmer of the Year Kelli Callahan qualifies to race in the 200 and 400-yard individual medley, as well as the 200-yard freestyle.
The 2019 NCAA Championships will be held on March 20-23 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Noah Cutting, Linfield – 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard backstroke
Ryan Grady, Whitworth – 500-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke
Eben Schumann, Whitworth – 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard backstroke
Aspen Monkhouse, George Fox – 50-yard freestyle
Vianka Hoyer, Linfield – 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard butterfly
Kaycee Simpson, Pacific Lutheran – 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard butterfly, 100-yard breaststroke
Kelli Callahan, Puget Sound – 200-yard individual medley, 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard freestyle
Jamie Siegler, Whitworth – 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke