March 24, 2011

Clendenin Takes 9th in 400 IM at NCAA Championships: Norfolk Swims 19th in 100 Fly

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University of Mary Washington senior Stephen Clendenin (Ashburn, Va., Home Schooled) finished in ninth place in the 400 individualo medley at the NCAA Division III Championships in Knoxville on Thursday. Clendenin swam a lifetime best in the evening finals with a time of 3:57.90, breaking his own school record. It is his second lifetime best in as many events at the Championships this week.

In Thursday's morning preliminaries, junior Billy Norfolk (Fairfax, Va., Chantilly) nearly qualified for finals with a 19th place finish in the 100 yard butterfly. Norfolk touched the pad with a time of 50.07, breaking his personal best by .2 seconds.

Norfolk will compete in the 200 yard butterfly on Friday.