GRANVILLE, Ohio — The Denison University Women’s Swimming and Diving team competed March 18-21 at the NCAA Division 3 National Championship in Shenandoah, Texas. The women’s team placed second in the nation with 457 points.
Ellen Higdon, class of 2018, made her national debut in Texas. A native of Alton and graduate of Alton High School, Higdon competed in preliminaries in the 200 medley relay, 100 breaststroke, and 200 breaststroke.
Denison’s women have finished no worse than sixth at the NCAA Division III Championship every year since 1992. They have won one national championship (2001) and have placed second seven times and third on eight occasions. In addition to the 34 All-American performances, six varsity records were broken this year in Texas.