Kimura of Women's Swimming and Diving Places 31st in 100 Breaststroke at NCAA Championships

MEDFORD, Mass. – Senor tri-captain Anna Kimura of the Tufts University women's swimming and diving team competed in the third day of the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. on Friday.

Kimura competed in the 100 breaststroke where she came into the event seeded 31st, meaning she had the 31st fastest qualifying time in the country (1:05.47). In the prelims, she finished 26th in 1:04.76, moving up five spots from where she was seeded and improving upon her qualifying time by seven-tenths of a second.

On Wednesday, Kimura swam in the 200 IM where she finished 30th with a time of 2:07.69. She was seeded 34th in the event. The Bellevue, Wash. native still has one more event at the championships in the 200 breaststroke, where she is seeded 12th, her highest of any event, which will take place on Saturday. She will be looking to score for the Jumbos in the event (top 16).

The final day of competition will begin with preliminary rounds tomorrow morning at 10 a.m.

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