Emily Escobedo Prepares for NCAA Championships
INDIANAPOLIS - UMBC standout Emily Escobedo travels to Indianapolis for the NCAA Championships, which will start on Wednesday at IUPUI.
The four-time America East Most Outstanding Swimmer won six gold medals at this year's America East Swimming and Diving Championship in Worcester, Mass., including the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley. Escobedo has dominated all three events in America East Championships throughout her four-year career.
She is seeded 13th at nationals in the 200 IM, 10th in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast. An Honorable Mention All-American at the 2016 NCAA Chamionships, Escobedo placed third in the 200-yard breast.
With her participation at this year's championships, Escobedo will become the first America East swimmer to qualify and compete in the meet all four years of her career.
Event Dates and Times
- Thursday March 16, 10:00 a.m. - 200 IM trials, 6:00 p.m. - 200 IM finals
- Friday March 17, 10:00 a.m. - 100 breaststroke trials, 6:00 p.m. - 100 breast finals
- Saturday March 18, 10:00 a.m. - 200 breaststroke trials, 6:00 p.m. - 200 breast finals
Stream the trials live here and watch the finals on ESPN3.