(SHENANDOAH, Texas) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team finished 23rd at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships which concluded Saturday, March 18. Three Tartans earned All-America awards during the four-day meet.
Junior Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind./Penn) was the only Tartan who competed on the final day when she finished the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:21.18, missing an opportunity to swim in the evening finals.
For the meet, freshman Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C./RJ Reynolds) became a two-time All-America when she placed eighth in the 200-yard IM and fifth in the 400-yard IM. Junior Mary St. John (Bethesda, Md./Sidwell Friends School) earned All-America Honorable Mention honors in the 200-yard butterfly by finishing 15th and senior Machika Kaku (Irvine, Calif./University) closed her career with an All-America Honorable Mention performance on the 1-meter diving board with a 12th-place finish.