Edwards and Malone Continue NCAA Competition on Friday Morning
March 22, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Seniors Hayley Edwards (Pilesgrove, N.J.) and Erin Malone (Sydney, Australia) continued competition at the NCAA Championships on Friday morning, where they competed in the preliminaries of the 200 yard freestyle and the 100 yard breaststroke, respectively, at the IU Natatorium and the IUPUI Sports Complex. Today was the second of three straight days of competition for the pair.
Edwards qualified for the NCAA Championships for the third time in her four year career. In the 200 free on Friday morning she registered a time of 1:48.90 to come in 50th in the field. Malone came in 34th out of 48 competitors in the preliminaries of the 100 breast, registering a time of 1:01.28.
Edwards is back in action on Saturday for the finals-only 1650 yard freestyle. She is one of 43 entries for the 1650 free and one of only two athletes from BIG EAST teams in the field. Malone will also be competing in her signature event, as she takes part in the 200 breast.