GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Pomona-Pitzer women's swim and dive team showed well in the prelims on Day Two of the 2023 NCAA Division III Swim and Dive Championships. Overall, the Sagehens are currently 8th in the team standings with 115.5 points, just behind Univ. of Chicago and NYU who have 115.5 and 117.5 points, respectively.
The Sagehens got off to a strong start on Day Two as Emily Brooks, Alexandra Turvey, Alex Gill, and Katie Gould swam a 1:33.16 in the 200 free relay to earn the four seed and advance to this evening's championship final. In the 400 IM, Emmie Appl also earned a second swim, advancing to the consolation final with a time of 4:26.53. In the 100 butterfly, Alexandra Turvey earned the top spot with a time of 54.19 seconds to advance to the championship final as the number one seed. Abby Smith also showed well in the event, swimming a 55.81 second race, dropping .23 seconds from her seed time. In the 400 medley relay, the Sagehens crew of Emily Brooks, Alex Gill, Alexandra Turvey, and Katie Gould combined for a time of 3:46.22.
The Sagehens kept their momentum going from the morning session, earning First Team All-American honors in the 200 free relay as Emily Brooks, Alexandra Turvey, Alex Gill, and Katie Gould combined for a time of 1:33.06 to take fourth overall in the event. In the 400 IM, Emmie Appl dominated the consolation final, dropping over three seconds from her seed time to take first in the event, earning Second Team All-American honors with a time of 4:23.15. In the 100 fly, Alexandra Turvey earned the Sagehens highest finish at the Championships so far, swimming her way to a National Runner-Up finish with a time of 54.19 seconds to earn All-American honors. In the 400 medley relay, Emily Brooks, Alex Gill, Alexandra Turvey, and Katie Gould finished in seventh place with a time of 3:44.73.