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Sat, Mar 08, 2014 - [Swimming]

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla - The Union College men's and women's swimming teams ended their 2013-14 seasons on Saturday evening, finishing off action at the 2014 NAIA National Championships at the Oklahoma City Community College Natatorium.

Overall, the Union men's team finished sixth in the team competition, while the women's team placed eighth.

In the first final of the evening, two freshman recorded high finishes for the men's team.

In the 1650-free, Bradley Moore recorded NAIA and CSCAA All-American honors for the second time on the weekend, hitting the wall in 15:58.34 to place third, smashing the school record in the event in the process. Dalton Baxter finished just behind his teammate in the event, placing fifth in a time of 16:09.90, to notch CSCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors in the event.

After Dustin Dyer broke the school-record in the 200-back with a time of 1:53.28 to place 13th, next up was the women's 100-free, where Callie Harrigan capped off a big weekend with another NAIA and CSCAA All-American performance, finishing second in 51.46. In the same event, Anna Kotliarova was 12th, hitting the wall in 53.57.

In the women's 200-breast, Union once again had two swimmers post high finishes. Freshman Jule Stein earned CSCAA All-American honors in the event, placing fourth with a time of 2:24.35 to break a school-record, while senior Kasey McCormick was sixth in 2:28.37 to earn CSCAA All-American Honorable Mention accolades.

In the final individual event of the Championships, freshman Jose Jesus Morales collected CSCAA All-American honors with a fourth place finish in the 200-fly, hitting the wall in 1:51.46 to break his own school record in the event.

The final event of the Championships was the 400-free relay, where the Union women's just missed out on the finals, winning the consolation heat to place ninth in a time of 3:37.34. For the men, the Bulldogs placed eighth, finishing in 3:09.80 to earn CSCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors.

Overall, Oklahoma Baptist swept both the men's and women's National Championships for the second straight season.

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