OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – After a strong month, Jamie Wurster of Women's Swimming and Diving has been recognized by the Association of Division III Independents. The AD3I handed out its Women's Swimmer of the Month Award to Wurster yesterday. It is the first time she has received the honor in her career.
A native of Chelsea, Michigan, Wurster won several races over the course of the month. To open January's regular season schedule she placed first in the 100 Yard Backstroke (1:05.81) and the 50 Yard Freestyle (26.65s) against Lawrence on January 13th. The sophomore also finished in first place with a time of 56.95 seconds in the 100 Yard Freestyle at Carroll on January 20th.
The Scarlet Hawks will now head to the Liberal Arts Conference Championships, which will take place at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The four-day event begins on Wednesday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m., followed by 10:00 a.m. preliminaries and 6:00 p.m. finals times on each of the next three days. Stay tuned to www.illinoistechathletics.com for news and links to any live coverage of the LAC Championships.