(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's swimming and diving team finished its run at the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships with two Tartans swimming in the finals Saturday night. Their results helped the team finish 15th, recording the best national finish in school history.
Senior Kim Hochstedler (Mishawaka, Ind. / Penn) closed her career with a school-record finish in the 200-yard breaststroke including a fifth-place showing and her first All-America honor. In the championship final, Hochstedler touched the final wall in 2:16.97, knocking more than a second off her previous school record set last year. The senior ends her career with tonight's All-America honor and three additional All-America Honorable Mention awards, including two achieved at this year's championship.
Freshman Jessica Chau (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) finished her first NCAA meet with a 13th-place showing in the 200-yard backstroke when she touched in 2:02.07. Chau becomes just the second Tartan to earn an All-America honor in the 200-yard backstroke, as she pulled in All-America Honorable Mention honors with her finish.