Tartans Compete at Western PA Invite

Tartans Compete at Western PA Invite

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team traveled across Forbes Avenue to the University of Pittsburgh for the Western Pennsylvania Invite on Saturday afternoon. The meet was in preparation for the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships to be held February 14-16 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Freshman Stefanie McMillan (Vancouver, Wash./Skyview) swam to a second-place showing in the 1,000-yard freestyle in a time of 10:31.72. Later in the meet, McMillan turned in a fourth-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle touching in 5:09.21.

Senior Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind./Penn) touched the wall in 1:05.42 in the 100-yard breaststroke to place third while freshman Eiza Bell (Hopewell, N.J. / Hopewell Valley Central) finished fifth in the event with a time of 1:06.69. Hochstedler also placed fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:24.11.

Sophomore Jocelyn Chan (Hillsborough, Calif. / Menlo School) earned a fourth-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly. Chan touched in 58.74. Senior Mary St. John (Bethesda, Md. / Sidwell Friends School) and sophomore Mary Day (Warren, N.J. / Mount Saint Mary) each record fifth-place showing on Saturday. St. John had a time of 2:10.96 in the 200-yard butterfly while Day touched the wall in 59.92 in the 100-yard backstroke.

The UAA Championships begin Wednesday, February 14 on the campus of Emory University.