SMSU SWIMMING AND DIVING: Mustang ready for first-ever NSIC Championships

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University women’s swimming & diving team will head to Bismarck, N.D., this week for the four-day, eight-team Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships hosted by the University of Mary today through Saturday.

The four-day championship will be held at the Bismarck State College Aquatic & Wellness Center. Over the course of four days, nearly 200 student-athletes will compete in 22 different events, including diving and relays. Each day features trials at 10 a.m. and finals at 5:30 p.m.

SMSU will be competing in its first NSIC Championship since reinstating the program in May of 2018. The Mustangs will have nine student-athletes competing at the championship.

Schools competing for the NSIC championship along with SMSU include UMary, defending champion St. Cloud State; Augustana; Minnesota State; MSU Moorhead; Northern State and Sioux Falls.

The top eight finalists in each event will be recognized during the meet with the top three receiving medals. Awards will be given upon the conclusion of the event. All-conference performers shall consist of the top three place finishers in each event and the members of the top two relay teams.

— Content courtesy

of SMSU Athletic