Women's Swimming Has Four Earn NCAA All-America Honors

Women's Swimming Has Four Earn NCAA All-America Honors

NORTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College women's swimming & diving program had one of its most successful NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in program history, with four separate athletes earning NCAA All-America Honorable Mention finishes. 

Senior Jenna Hayden led the way with two individual honors, earning a ninth-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (54.99) and 11th place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:50.36). The reigning two-time New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Year, was also a part of two relay teams that earned All-American Honorable Mention finishes. The women's 400-yard free relay finished 13th (3:27.77), while the 800-yard free relay team finished in a school record time of 7:34.29. 

Senior Aleza Epstein, sophomore Caitlin Daley, and first-year Lydia DaCorte also earned All-American honors as a part of both relays. 

DaCorte, who was named the NEWMAC Women's Swimming Rookie of the Year, also earned an individual All-American honor, finishing 16th in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 17:12.88.