SFU Places 9th at Their NCAA Debut

Simon Fraser University attended the its first NCAA Division II Championships March 6 - 9, 2013 inSFU's Silver-medal winning relay team of Kristine Lawson, Mariya Checkanovych, Alexandria Schofield, and Nicole Cossey Birmingham, Alabama. This was the first opportunity for Simon Fraser University to attend the championships. In September SFU was accepted as the first non-American school into the NCAA. 

SFU took 6 women to the competition and finished in 9th place. 

The teams highlights include: 

  • Gold - Women's 100 Breast - Mariya Checkanovych (New NCAA Div II Record) 
  • Gold -  Women's 200 Breast - Mariya Checkanovych 
  • Silver - Women's 400 Medley Relay (Kristine Lawson,  Mariya Checkanovych, Alexandria Schofield, and Nicole Cossey) 
  • Bronze -  Women's 200 Medley Relay (Kristine Lawson,  Mariya Checkanovych, Alexandria Schofield, and Nicole Cossey)