Oilers Sending 10 to National Championship

Oilers Sending 10 to National Championship

The University of Findlay men and women's swimming and diving teams will be a total of ten individuals to the 2020 NCAA Division II National Championship, which will be held on March 11-14 in Geneva, Ohio.

Freshman Tim Stollings will represent the men's squad at the event as he recorded the fastest time in the nation this year in the 100-yard butterfly at 46.53. He will enter the championship meet as the top-ranked individual in the event, a first for the Oilers swimming and diving program.

Stollings will also compete individually in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, and 100-yard backstroke while junior Dalton Shevlin will also be making the trip to compete in the 1 and 3-meter diving pre-qualification meet.

Stollings will team with senior Isaac Stretch, freshman Colin Martin, and senior Trent Williams in the 200-yard medley relay and also team with sophomore Paul Pavala, Stretch, and Martin in the 400-yard medley relay.

The women's team will send senior Hanna Cederholm and sophomore Chris McFarland to the national championship to compete as individuals. Cederholm qualified in both the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke and will compete in the 200-yard individual medley. McFarland meanwhile qualified in the 100-yard backstroke and will also swim the 50-yard freestyle.

In addition, Cederholm and McFarland will team with senior Katy Kouvaris and sophomore Kristina Coleman to swim the 200-yard medley relay.

Cederholm is a five-time NCAA Division II All-American while McFarland has been named All-American twice during her career at Findlay.

Men's Qualifiers

Women's Qualifiers100