January 12, 2013

Craver Finishes as Runnerup in 400 IM, 100 Free

Mariners, Rangers Come Out on Top Against Gophers

MADISON, N.J. — Goucher's Nicole Craver (Spring Grove, Pa./Spring Grove Area) was among the top three finishers in three individual events during today's meet that involved the Gophers and two other Landmark Conference opponents.

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Drew were both able to register victories over head coach Thomas Till's squad: the Mariners (5-2, 4-0 Landmark) defeated the Gophers, 77-18, and the Rangers (2-6, 1-3 Landmark) came out on top, 65-30.

Craver was the runner-up in both the 400-yard individual medley and the 100-yard freestyle. Her times in those events: 5:07.53 in the 400 IM and :59.48 in the 100 free. In addition, she placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke as she completed that event in 1:18.76.

In Kellyn Brower (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge), the Gophers (1-10, 0-6 Landmark) also had a swimmer take third place in the 100-yard backstroke. She was clocked at 1:11.49.