Rising sophomore Maddy Garber, who helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2015 Northeast Conference Championship this past season, qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials on Saturday. Garber, a native of Milford, MA, recently completed a record-breaking year in her first season with the Blue Devils.
On Saturday Garber qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials with a time of 1:10.94 in the 100 meter breaststroke. The Olympic Trial cut time is 1:11.49. Her time came in the Connecticut Senior Championships at Wesleyan University on Saturday morning. Garber advanced to the finals of the event on Saturday night.
The trials will be held from June 26-July 3, 2016 in Omaha, NE. Full time standards for the trials can be found HERE.
This past season with the Blue Devils Garber broke the NEC, school and freshman record in the 200 breaststroke finals with an NCAA b-cut qualifying time of 2:13.37. It marked the second time at the 2015 championships that she accomplished this feat. The time was 2.95 seconds faster than the previous NEC record and 2.33 seconds faster than the school record she set earlier this season. Garber's performances throughout the week earned her the NEC Rookie of the Meet award.
June 25, 2016 Garber Set to Swim at US Olympic Trials
February 27, 2016 CCSU Swimming and Diving Wins Second Straight NEC Title
February 24, 2016 Blue Devils Take 800 Freestyle Relay on First Night of NEC Championships
February 5, 2016 Friday's Swimming and Diving Meet vs. LIU Brooklyn Canceled
January 31, 2016 Blue Devils Swim Past Sacred Heart on Senior Day Sunday
January 22, 2016 Swim Meet vs. LIU Brooklyn Postponed
November 21, 2015 Garber Posts NCAA B Cut in 100 Breast on Day Two at Frank Elm Invite
November 14, 2015 Swimming and Diving Drops Home Meet to Vermont
November 6, 2015 Swimming and Diving Tops Bryant on Friday, 192-108
October 31, 2015 New Hampshire Tops Women's Swimming and Diving on Saturday
October 25, 2015 Kaitlyn Beaver Sweeps Blue Devil Diving Invite
October 24, 2015 Swimming Opens Season With 129-96 Win Over LIU Post
July 7, 2015 Swimming and Diving Announces 2015-16 Schedule