Aggie Swimmer Appears in Sports Illustrated

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COLLEGE STATION -- Sophomore swimmer Christine Marshall (Newport News, Va.) is featured in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated.

Marshall, the Big 12 Swimmer of the Meet, appears in the ‘Faces in the Crowd’ section of the issue dated March 17 after her brilliant performance at the conference championships in College Station. She won both the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard freestyle while taking second in the 200-yard butterfly. Marshall set school records in both the 200 IM and 200 fly while swimming on three Big 12 champion relays as well.

This past week at the NCAA Championships, Marshall swam 13 times, six individually and seven on relays. Marshall finished eighth in the championship final of the 200-yard freestyle and sixth in the consolation final of the 200 IM while swimming on the Aggies’ fifth-place 800 free relay, seventh-place 400 medley relay and 11th-place 400 free relay.