Posted by Chris Megginson - Sun, Mar. 3, 2013 - [Women's Swimming]
OKLAHOMA CITY – Seniors April Hill and Carrie Wohlschlegel ended their Campbellsville University swimming career Saturday by helping their team pick up a few more points by each placing in an event on the final day of the NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Hill, a senior transfer from Asbury University, completed her fourth career trip to the NAIA swim meet by placing 14th in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:36.63 Saturday evening. Earlier in the day, Hill finished fourth in her heat with a person best time of 2:33.05 to qualify for the finals.
Wohlschlegel helped the 400-yard freestyle relay place 15th, dropping two seconds off its time to finish at 3:58.00. Bailey Foxworth swam the first 100, followed by Wohlschlegel, Kathleen Ewing and Shelby Mattingly.
During the morning prelims, Mattingly swam a personal best time of 55.66 to win her heat in the 100-yard freestyle preliminaries, while Foxworth swam the mile in 18:49.64 and finished 18th.
As a team, Campbellsville finished the championships with 24 team points to finish 16th among the 19 teams that scored points.
Oklahoma Baptist University won the national championship with 845 team points, a 245 point lead over Savannah College of Art and Design. University of the Cumberlands finished third with 367 points, while fellow Mid-South Conference school Lindsey Wilson was 11th with 73 team points.