Four members of the Case Western Reserve University women's swimming and diving team will travel to Greensboro, North Carolina for the 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the Old Dominion Conference at the Greensboro Aquatic Center from Wednesday, March 20th through Saturday, March 23rd.
Fans can follow all of the action from the meet with a live webcast at https://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule and live results at http://www.greensboroaquaticcenter.com/race-results?race=2019NCAADIII. Preliminaries are slated to start each day at 10:00 a.m. ET, with the finals beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET.
The top-16 finishers during the morning preliminaries will advance to the finals in the evening, with the top-eight claiming All-America honors, and finishers eight through 16 earning All-America honorable mention certificates.
The Spartans will be sending four women to this year's meet, including senior Suhan Mestha, senior Renee Decker, sophomore Caitlyn VonFeldt and freshman Daniella Rupert, to compete in the swimming portion of the meet.
Last year, Mestha finished 14th in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:02.10 to claim an All-America Honorable Mention certificate. Mestha also teamed with VonFeldt, senior Alli Drohosky and former Spartan Inez Moore to place 14th in the 200-yard medley relay with a mark of 1:44.62.
The CWRU women's 200-yard medley relay team of Mestha, Decker, VonFeldt and Rupert (seeded 22nd with a time of 1:44.70) will compete on Wednesday. Mestha (seeded 15th with a time of 23.42) is also scheduled to compete in the 50-yard freestyle.
On Thursday, the women's 200-yard freestyle relay will compete (seeded 18th with a time of 1:34.95) as well as the 400-yard medley relay team (seeded 19th with a time of 3:50.41).
Mestha (seeded 10th with a time of 56.17) will compete on Friday in the 100-yard backstroke.
Action will wrap up on Saturday, with the women's 400-yard freestyle relay team competing in the event (seeded 27th with a time of 3:30.62) and Mestha (seeded 12th with a time of 51.03) competing in the 100-yard freestyle.
Results and a recap of the Case Western Reserve performances during the meet will be posted to athletics.case.edu following the completion of competition each day.