Three Purple Knights Head For 2019 NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving National Championship Meet

Three Purple Knights Head For 2019 NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving National Championship Meet

Bridgeport, Conn.-Three members of the University of men's and women's swimming teams will be headed to the 2019 NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving National Championship Meet that will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 13-16.

On the men's side, junior Erik Hren (Maribor, Slovenia) returns to NCAA Nationals for the third straight year, and senior Brian Kelly (Mahwah, N.J.) returns to the national stage.  Hren will be in in action in the 200. 500 and 1,650 Yard Freestyles, and Kelly will be competing in three long distance freestyle events, the 500, 1,000 and 1,650.

For the UB women, newcomer Mariia Rezhylo (Kiev, Ukraine) closes out her stellar first season at UB taking part in four events in Indianapolis. Rezhylo, who was named Women's Rookie of the Meet at last weekend's Metropolitan Conference Championship, will swim the 100 and 200 Breaststrokes plus the 50 and 100 Frees.