BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The NAIA has released the final men's and women's swimming Top Times Lists of the 2013-14 season and several Union College swimmers continue to remain highly ranked in several events entering the upcoming NAIA National Championships.
For the women's team, five relay teams remain ranked in the top six nationally. The 800-free relay team leads the way in third overall (7:56.62), followed by the 200-free relay in fourth (1:38.77), and both the 400-free (3:36.08) and 400-medley (4:01.59) relay teams, who are in fifth overall in their respective events. Rounding out the list is the 200-medley team in sixth overall (1:50.12).
Individually for the women, Callie Harrigan leads the way, as she remained second in the country in the 100-free (52.92) and third in the 50-free (24.40). Harrigan is also fifth in the 200-back (2:07.56) and ninth in the 100-back (59.53).
Elsewhere, Anna Kotliarova stayed in fourth in the 100-free (53.28), while moving up to fifth in the 50-free (24.70). Meanwhile, Kasey McCormick is fifth in the 200-breast (2:28.80) and seventh in the 100-breast (1:07.94).
On the men's side, five relay teams remained ranked, led by the 800-free (7:08.27) relay squad, who is fifth overall in the nation. The 200-medley relay (1:37.25) team is in eighth, followed by the 400-free (3:13.49) and 400-medley (3:35.45), who are in ninth nationally. Rounding out the list is the 200-free relay team (1:28.03), who is in 12th
Morales is second in the nation in the 400-IM (4:05.69) and seventh in both the 200-fly (1:55.10) and 200-IM (1:55.12). Meanwhile, Moore is third in two events - the 1650-free (16:33.42) and 1000-free (9:52.17) - while remaining in fourth in the 500-free (4:39.44).
Elsewhere, Dalton Baxter jumped up to second overall in the 1650-free (16:23.14), while remaining in fifth in the 500-free (4:40.35) and seventh in the 1000-free (10:08.82). Vinicius Rossi rounds out the top performances for the men's squad, as he is seventh in the 100-breast (58.24).
The Union College men's and women's swimming teams conclude their 2013-14 season this week at the 2014 NAIA Swimming & Diving National Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Bulldogs begin competing on Thursday morning.