Swimming & Diving Posts Strong Results at NCAA Championship

Sterling Dixon and Karl Sarier became Bowdoin's newest All-Americans after top-eight finishes at nationals
Sterling Dixon and Karl Sarier became Bowdoin's newest All-Americans after top-eight finishes at nationals

HOUSTON, Texas – Members of the Bowdoin men's and women's swimming and diving teams capped the season with strong results at the NCAA National Championships.

Meet Highlights

  • Marshall Lowery had several strong individual performances in her first trip to nationals. The first-year turned in a season-best time in the 200 IM to win her heat. Lowery also finished 14th in the 200 back with a time of 2:03.00. Her qualifying prelim time (2:02.04) set a new school record and marked her as the fasted D3 freshman in the event, in the country. Lowery earned All-American Honorable Mention.
  • Sterling Dixon had a phenomenal meet, beginning with her opening day 16h place finish in the 200 IM consolation final. Dixon earned All-American Honorable Mention for the finish. In her second day of competition, Dixon finished seventh in the 400 IM to earn All-American status. The sophomore's leadoff leg of the 400 free relay (51.87) set a new school record.
  • On the men's side, Karl Sarier finished fifth overall in the 200 free to earn All-American distinction. The sophomore set a new school record of 1:37.78 in the process. Sarier returned to the pool in day four action and placed 13th in the 100 free (45.08) to earn All-American Honorable Mention.
  • Mitchell Ryan turned in strong individual performances in the diving events, finishing 22nd in the 1 meter and 19th in the 3 meter.