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Swimming and Diving

Jorgenson Sets School Record at NCAA Championships

Gena Jorgenson broke her own school record in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships on Thursday in Athens, Ga. She finished with a time of 4:41.03 to best her previous time of 4:41.19.

The sophomore from Aberdeen, S.D. also notched her career-best finish at NCAAs. After being seeded 37th, she climbed to a 27th-place finish. At last year’s NCAA Championships, Jorgenson finished 56th in the 500 freestyle (4:46.43).

Jorgenson will be competing in the 400 IM prelims tomorrow at 9 a.m. (CT) and the 1650 freestyle final Saturday at 5 p.m. (CT)

Kelsey Clairmont is set to compete in the platform diving competition on Saturday with prelims set for 9 a.m.