posted March 13, 2004

Hope Results at NCAA Women's Swimming Championships

Held March 11-13, 2004
at St. Peters, Missouri

HOPE COLLEGE COMPETITORS

  • Audrey Arnold, senior from Richmond, Ind. (Richmond HS)
  • Lisa Ekdom, sophomore from Holland, Mich. (Holland Christian HS)
  • Haley Martin, senior from Battle Creek, Mich. (Lakeview HS)
  • Lisa Smith, freshman from Dearborn, Mich. (Dearborn HS)
  • Michelle Smith, senior from Olympia, Wash. (Home School)
  • Sarah Smith, junior from Dearborn, Mich. (Dearborn HS)
  • Erika Steele, junior from Portage, Mich. (Portage Northern HS)

TEAM STANDINGS

Hope finished in 10th place among 60 teams with 110 points.

INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES

Audrey Arnold
- Member of HM All-America 800-yard freestyle relay (11th place, 7:51.18)
- Member of HM All-America 200-yard medley relay (12th place, 1:50.00)
- 200-yard backstroke (23rd place, 2:13.93)
- 200-yard individual medley (18th place, 2:10.54)

Lisa Ekdom
- Member of All-America 400-yard freestyle relay (5th place, 3:32.12)
- Member of All-America 200-yard freestyle relay (7th place, 1:38.01)
- Member of HM All-America 200-yard medley relay (12th place, 1:50.00)
- 100-yard butterfly (35th place, 1:00.53)
- 100-yard freestyle (49th place, :54.45)

Haley Martin
- Member of All-America 400-yard freestyle relay (5th place, 3:32.12)

Lisa Smith
- Member of All-America 200-yard freestyle relay (7th place, 1:38.01)
- Member of All-America 400-yard freestyle relay (5th place, 3:32.12)
- 100-yard butterfly (9th place, :57.46, Honorable Mention All-America)
- Member of HM All-America 800-yard freestyle relay (11th place, 7:51.18)
- Member of HM All-America 200-yard medley relay (12th place, 1:50.00)
- 50-yard freestyle (33rd place, :25.04)

Michelle Smith
- Member of HM All-America 800-yard freestyle relay (11th place, 7:51.18)
- 500-yard freestyle (30th place, 5:11.15)
- 200-yard freestyle (41st place, 1:58.36)
- 100-yard freestyle (53rd place, :55.70)

Sarah Smith
- Member of All-America 200-yard freestyle relay (7th place, 1:38.01)
- Member of HM All-America 800-yard freestyle relay (11th place, 7:51.18)

Erika Steele
- 50-yard freestyle (4th place, :23.93, All-America)
- Member of All-America 400-yard freestyle relay (5th place, 3:32.12)
- 100-yard freestyle (6th place, :52.21, All-America)
- Member of All-America 200-yard freestyle relay (7th place, 1:38.01)
- Member of HM All-America 200-yard medley relay (12th place, 1:50.00)

HOPE'S RELAY ENTRIES

- 200-yard freestyle relay (7th place, 1:38.01, All-America)
(Erika Steele, Lisa Ekdom, Sarah Smith, Lisa Smith)

- 200-yard medley relay, (12th place, 1:50.00, HM All-America)
(Audrey Arnold, Lisa Ekdom, Lisa Smith, Erika Steele)

- 800-yard freestyle relay, (11th place, 7:51.18, HM All-America)
(Michelle Smith, Audrey Arnold, Sarah Smith, Lisa Smith)

- 400-yard freestyle relay,(5th place, 3:32.12, All-America)
(Lisa Ekdom, Erika Steele, Haley Martin, Lisa Smith)