Whitworth' Schumann Swims to All-America Honors on Day Two of NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

Whitworth' Schumann Swims to All-America Honors on Day Two of NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Whitworth's Eben Schumann (Mukilteo, Wash.) earned NCAA All-America honors as five NWC swimmers competed on the second day of the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships at Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina.

MEN

In the morning preliminaries, Schumann finished 13th in the 100-yard butterfly with a 48.80 mark, beating his personal-best 48.27 time to advance to the finals. Linfield's Noah Cutting (Salem, Ore.) finished in a three-way tie for 17th with a time of 49.03.

In the finals, Schumann finished in 9th place with a 48.20 time to earn All-America honorable mention honors, tying with Kenyon's Thomas Weiss.

Cutting is set to compete in the 200-yard butterfly tomorrow, and Whitworth's Ryan Grady (Gig Harbor, Wash.) will race in the men's 100-yard breaststroke. Eben Schumann will race in the men's 100-yard backstroke.

WOMEN

Linfield's Vianka Hoyer (Coos Bay, Ore.) swam a 56.54 to finish 25th in 100 -yard butterfly, with Pacific Lutheran's Kaycee Simpson (Graham, Wash.) finishing 39th with a 57.80 time. 

Puget Sound's Kelli Callahan (Aspen, Colo.) raced to a 27th place finish in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:36.06.

Hoyer is set to compete in Friday's 200-yard butterfly alongside Simpson, and Whitworth's Jamie Siegler (Littleton, Colo.) will race in the women's 100-yard freestyle. Simpson will also race in the 100-yard breaststroke.

For live results of the event, click here.