Gottschalk and Doolan Each Compete in One Event on Friday at NCAA Division III Championships

SHENANDOAH, TEXAS – Sophomore Colleen Doolan finished in a tie for 24th overall out of 35 swimmers during the preliminaries of the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:05.76 during third-day action at the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday in Shenandoah, Texas. 

Senior captain Amanda Gottschalk also competed on Friday at the Conroe ISD Natatorium, clocking a time of 1:06.06 and placing 36th overall during the preliminaries of the 100 breaststroke. 

Gottschalk boasted an impressive 19th-place performance in the preliminaries of the 400 IM with a time of 4:30.75 on Thursday, while Doolan claimed 31st-place honors in the preliminaries of the 100 butterfly with a personal record of 57.35 during second-day action.  

The two standout swimmers are competing in their second consecutive national championship, as each took home an honorable mention All-American honor from the 2016 NCAA Championships.

In final-day action of the 2017 NCAA Championships on Saturday, Doolan will compete in the 100 freestyle and Gottschalk will take her talents to the 200 breaststroke. 

Written by Trevor Wenners, Athletic Communications Intern