March 19, 2004
Ellie Weberg became the first Florida Atlantic University swimmer to participate at the NCAA Championships since 1997 on Saturday, as the freshman swam in the 100-meter breaststroke.
Weberg (Bloomington, MN) finished 29th in her first NCAA Championship after touching the wall in 1:10.70. She holds the school record and won the 100-yard breaststroke at the National Independent Conference Championships.
Tara Kirk from Stanford won the event in 1:05.44, setting an NCAA, American and U.S. Open record.
Weberg will swim in the 200-meter breaststroke on Saturday in College Station, TX.