Prim Begins National Title Quest Today at NCAA II National Meet
March 10, 2010
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer University freshman Julianna Prim (Yadkinville, NC) will begin her quest to take home a national title, joining the Pfeiffer ranks of Field Hockey and men’s golfer Steven Armstrong, this week at the NCAA II National Swimming Championships held in Canton, Ohio. Prim has qualified for six events, but can only swim in four due to rules and regulations.
The six events Prim is qualified to participate in are the 100 and 200 butterfly, 200 IM, along with the 100, 200 and 500 free. Prim is currently ranked sixth in the Country in the 200 fly. “She is ready to swim fast as she’s been fully tapered and rest for this National meet” stated head swim coach Eric Anderson.
**(As of 10:30 a.m. Wednesday) Prim swam in the very first event at the National meet, the 200 IM, Prim finished second in the prelim race breaking her own school records by two seconds. Prim now has three events left to participate in from those listed above. Free, live video is available courtesy of the NCAA at NCAAsports.com.