Knights Move To Wednesday's Finals In Two Events At NCAA Women's Swimming Championships

Shenandoah, Texas – Geneseo swimmers have advanced to Wednesday night’s finals in two events on the first day of the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

Sophomore Abby Max (New Hartford/New Hartford) placed 16th in the preliminaries of the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:59.91. She is making her second straight appearance at nationals in the event after finishing 33rd last season.

In the 200-yard medley relay Geneseo placed 14th in the morning session, finishing in 1:46.93. The quartet of sophomore Molly Carney (Chenango Forks/Chenango Forks), senior Eileen Goralski (Queensbury/Queensbury), Max and sophomore Haleigh Wixson (Montour Falls/Watkins Glen) was seeded 16th. Max and Wixson swam on the Knights’ 200 medley relay that finished 24th a year ago.

The top 16 finishers in each individual and relay event earn all-America honors.

Eight Knights are competing in a total of 13 events at the NCAA Championships, which continue Thursday and Friday before concluding Saturday.