http://www.hope.edu/news/2008/03/19/flying-dutch-finish-th-at-ncaa-swimming-nationals.html
posted March 19, 2008

Flying Dutch Finish 24th at NCAA Swimming Nationals

The Flying Dutch finished 24th at the NCAA Division III women's swimming and
diving championships held March 13-15 in Oxford, Ohio. The contingent of four
qualifiers returned with one All-America and six honorable mention All-America
finishes.

Junior Brittaney Reest of Holland, Mich. (West Ottawa HS) earned All-America
status by finishing eighth in the 100-yard backstroke at the NCAA Division III
women's swimming and diving championships in Oxford, Ohio.  It marked the second time that Reest has achieved All-America recognition in the
event. In 2006 she finished fifth and in 2007 was 14th.

Achieving honorable All-America in individual events were junior Laura Ansilio of Western Springs, Ill. (Lyons Township) 10th in the 200-yard
freestyle (1:53.02) and 14th in the 100-yard freestyle (:52.38) and Reest who was 15th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:07.51).

Reest and Ansiolio were joined on Hope's relay entries by freshman Angela Griffore of Holland (Holland HS) and sophomore Kate Williams of Wheaton, Ill. (Wheaton-Warrenville HS). They achieved honorable mention recognition in the two medley relays finishing 11th in the 400 (3:57.49) and 14th in the 200 (1:48.26).