Kimura of Women's Swimming and Diving Places 12th and Earns All-American Honors in 200 Breaststroke

MEDFORD, Mass. – Senior tri-captain Anna Kimura of the Tufts University women's swimming and diving team finished 12th and earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke on the fourth and final day of the NCAA Championships held in Indianapolis, Ind.

Kimura came into the event seeded 12th and finished in that same position with a time of 2:19.28. In the preliminaries, she set a school record with a time of 2:18.52. The 12th place finish was her best of the championships and gave her five points, which registers Tufts in the final team standings.

Earlier in the week, Kimura competed in two other events. Yesterday, in the 100 breaststroke where she came into the event seeded 31st, 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.

Her five points place the Jumbos 43rd in the team standings. Emory came in first with 603 points, Kenyon second with 500, and Williams third with 412.