(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) - Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Emma Nicklas-Morris (Winston-Salem, N.C. / RJ Reynolds) kicked off the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships for the women's swimming and diving team on Wednesday with a finish in the consolation finals of the 200-yard IM.
Nicklas-Morris placed 13th overall to earn four points for the Tartans after touching fifth in the heat in a time of 2:04.64. The top 16 finish marked the third of her career, as she was eighth in the 200-yard IM and fifth in the 400-yard IM last year.
Competition continues on Thursday with the 200-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard IM, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard freestyle, and 400-yard medley relay. Preliminaries are set for 10:00 a.m. with finals to start at 6:00 p.m.