Women's swimming: MSUM's Katelin Winter sets school record at NSIC Championships
The Dragons sit in fifth place with 197.5 points heading into the final day of competition.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Minnesota State Moorhead's Katelin Winter put her name in the Dragons history books on Friday. Winter set a new school record and claimed the 200-yard butterfly title to pace MSUM at Day 3 of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's swimming and diving championships Friday at Midco Aquatic Center.
The Dragons sit in fifth place with 197.5 points heading into the final day of competition. Minnesota State Mankato leads with 725.5 points.
Winter clocked a time of 2 minutes, 5.53 seconds in the 200 butterfly finals to claim first place and set the school record. It's Winter's first career individual conference championship. The previous record was set by Clare Caron, who swam a 2:08.41 in 2009.
MSUM's Brenda Mendes qualified for the A final of the 200 butterfly with a season-best time of 2:11.72. Demi-Lee Carlisle and Kate MacGregor each qualified for the B final of the 100 backstroke. Carlisle clocked a time of 58.03 in the finals, while MacGregor finished in 59.49.
The final day of competition is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Friday.