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Updated: Thursday 02/24/2014 08:51:33 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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2014 WAC Championships
Wed. Feb. 26- Sat. Mar. 1
San Antonio, Texas (Palo Alto College Aquatic Center)
Order of events

ON TAP
The University of North Dakota swimming and diving teams are off to the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championships, a four-day meet running Wednesday through Saturday at the Palo Alto College Aquatic Center.

WATCH IT LIVE
The WAC will be streaming the finals of all four nights.  Viewers can sign up by visiting www.WACSports.tv.  Each night can be viewed for a subscription of $6.95 per night or a full championship package can be purchased for $10.95. 

FOLLOW THE LIVE RESULTS
The WAC will also offer live results throughout the championship meet. Click here to find links for both prelims and finals for all four days.

LAST YEAR
The UND women finished in seventh in the WAC team standings last season. The UND men are competing in the WAC for the first time this season and took 10th at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championships last year.

DUAL MEET RECORDS
Both UND teams saw a spike in dual meet wins in 2013-14 from a season ago. The UND men finished with a 7-5 record this year, bettering last season's 2-11 mark. The UND women were 9-7 after a 8-9-1 finish a season ago.

UND ATHLETES RACK UP WAC WEEKLY HONORS
North Dakota athletes were recognized eight different times this season with "Athlete of the Week" accolades from the conference. Rick Eberle picked up a league-best  four Male Diver of the Week awards while Austin Smith won the Male Swimmer of the Week twice. Rachael Waldbillig (Female Diver) and Morgan Lynch (Female Swimmer) were also recognized once this season.

TOP TIMES
Listed below are some top times from UND swimmers appearing in the top 10 list in the WAC this season:

WOMEN
50 free
8. Courtney Funk    23.81
10. Erin Grabanski    23.97

500 free
10. Morgan Lynch    5:00.54

1000 free
8. Morgan Lynch    10:29.95

1650 free
9. Morgan Lynch    17:20.67

100 backstroke
6. Erin Grabanski    56.68

100 breaststroke
7. Camille Merwin    1:04.18

200 breaststroke
7. Camille Merwin    2:20.13

1-meter dive
8. Rachael Waldbillig  268.05

3-meter dive
7. Rachael Waldbillig  268.95

Platform dive
10. Cassidy Tangeman 166.15

MEN
500 free
8. Noah Lucas    4:30.39

1000 free
10. Noah Lucas    9:34.50

100 breaststroke
5. Austin Smith     55.65

200 breaststroke    
10. Austin Smith    2:04.22

1-meter dive
3. Rick Eberle 318.25
5. Michael Golling 305.35
7. Clayton Metcalf 272.35

3-meter dive

2. Rick Eberle 337.30
5. Michael Golling  318.10
6. Clayton Metcalf  309.20

Platform dive
4. Rick Eberle  265.25
7. Clayton Metcalf  239.40



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