Keire Swims to All-American Finish at NCAA Championship|
March 17, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – University of Cincinnati swimmer Jacqueline Keire (Burlington, Ontario/Nelson) swam her way to history on Friday evening, finishing seventh in the women’s 200 freestyle at the 2017 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 1:43.69.
With the top-eight finish, the senior earned All-America honors after receiving honorable mention All-America accolades in each of the past two seasons with top-16 finishes in the 200 freestyle (2015) and 100 freestyle (2016).
Olympic Champion Katie Ledecky of Stanford and Mallory Comerford of Louisville tied for the gold in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:40.36 while Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel rounded out the top three with a time of 1:40.70.
In addition to her seventh-place finish in the 200 freestyle, Keire represented UC in the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle, placing 20th and 21st overall, respectively.