Posts Tagged: Swimming

Lindquist wins 500 freestyle, one of 3 Alaskans on Hawaii team

January 6, 2019

Kodiak’s Talon Lindquist earned his first victory for the University of Hawaii swim team during a dual meet with the Wisconsin Badgers. The freshman won the men’s 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 34.46 seconds, beating seven other NCAA D1 swimmers. Lindquist, of Kodiak High fame, has turned in top-3 performances in previous meets, placing second… Read more »

Prep swimmer of the year Cummiskey commits to Simon Fraser

May 23, 2018

Kodiak’s Marina Cummiskey is headed to the deep end of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. The reigning Alaska high school swimmer of the year will continue her career at Simon Fraser University, a NCAA D2 school in Canada. As a senior, she won two individual state championships and helped Kodiak win a relay and medal… Read more »

Fox claims 9th All-American honor, NCAA D3 title with Denison

March 30, 2018

One of the most decorated college swimmers in Alaska history did not disappoint at the NCAA D3 Championships. Juneau’s Kenny Fox racked up four All-American finishes and helped the Denison Big Red machine roll to national title in Indianapolis, Indiana. The junior standout now has nine All-American performances for his college career. Fox, of Thunder… Read more »

Jennings swims to 3 Mountain West relay titles, PRs in 100 fly

February 16, 2018

Eagle River’s Emmie Jennings has come alive at the Mountain West Championships in San Antonio, Texas. The Boise State sophomore swimmer has picked up three conference titles in three different relays and turned in a personal record in the individual 100 butterfly. And she could walk away with another championship as the Broncos hold a… Read more »

Jennings scores 19 points in Boise State swimming win

January 20, 2018

Emmie Jennings of Eagle River scored 19 points and competed in four events as the Boise State swim team beat Wyoming 187-112 in NCAA D1 action in Idaho. The sophomore swimmer was part of the first event, helping the Broncos win the 200-yard medley relay. She swam the third leg as the team had a… Read more »

Lindquist swims to season-best times in three events in Hawaii

January 6, 2018

It was Senior Day for the Hawaii women’s swim team, but a junior from Alaska stole the show. Kodiak’s Tahna Lindquist recorded season-best times in three separate individual events for the Bows during a tri-meet with Minnesota and Drury in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her best result was a second-place showing in the 200-yard backstroke with a… Read more »

Jennings already leaving her mark with Boise State swimming

January 30, 2017

Just a freshman, Emmie Jennings of Eagle River is already shaping up to be one of the best swimmers at Boise State University. Her productivity was on display during a recent NCAA D1 tri-meet with Nevada and Northern Arizona in Boise, Idaho. Jennings, of Chugiak High fame, was the team’s third-fastest swimmer in two individual… Read more »

Lindquist has posted 4 PRs this season for Hawaii swim team

January 14, 2017

Tahna Lindquist of Kodiak is having a sensational sophomore season with the University of Hawaii swim team. She has posted four personal-best times, most recently in the 200-yard freestyle against Simon Fraser in Kihei, Hawaii. Lindquist, of Kodiak High fame, clocked a time of 1:54.45 to finish second in the finals and best her previous… Read more »

Jennings helps Boise State relay team beat UCLA and Kansas

January 6, 2017

She might have been swimming on the Boise State B squad, but Eagle River’s Emmie Jennings brought her A-game to the NCAA D1 tri-meet in Los Angeles, California. The sophomore turned in a terrific performance in the women’s 400-yard freestyle relay, where she helped the Boise State B team earn the third-fastest time among the… Read more »

Look for Lindquist to go faster in second season at Hawaii

October 24, 2016

University of Hawaii swimmer Tahna Lindquist of Kodiak made waves last season as a freshman when she qualified for the conference finals in three events and won bronze in the 200-yard backstroke. Look for the sophomore to make an even bigger splash this year. Lindquist is already knocking on the door of her personal best… Read more »