Breaking of School and MAC Record Highlights Kuras’ Trip to the NCAAs

Breaking of School and MAC Record Highlights Kuras’ Trip to the NCAAs

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Three-time Mid-American Conference Most Outstanding Swimmer Brittney Kuras competed in three events at the NCAA National Championships in Minneapolis, MN over the last three days. While she didn't advance past the preliminaries, Kuras did post some solid results.

In the 200 individual medley on Thursday, Kuras finished with a time of 1:58.01 to not only break the school record but also set a new MAC standard. The UB senior finished 30th out of 63 swimmers and missed out on advancing to the finals by just .66 seconds.

On Friday, Kuras swam a 1:46.37 in the 200 freestyle to finish 30th out of 50 swimmers. She was just one second out of qualifying for the finals.

Kuras had her best result on Saturday in the 100 freestyle. She finished 20th out of 56 with a time of 48.53. She missed out on qualifying for the finals by just .21 seconds.

The NCAA Championships capped a stellar career for Kuras. One of the best swimmers in school history, Kuras holds seven school records and became just the fourth swimmer in MAC history to win the league's Most Outstanding Swimmer Award three times.