Gort wins seventh in 1650-yd freestyle swim at RMAC Championship

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Maya Gort, 19, of Oracle competed in the NCAA Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Swimming and Diving Championship Meet February 13-16 in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Her highlight for meet was swimming in the Championship final of the 1650 Freestyle and finishing seventh overall.

Gort is an engineering freshman at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in Golden, Colorado and is a member of the CSM swimming and diving team.

Gort competed in the 1000 Freestyle finishing 11th overall on Wednesday, followed by a 15th place finish in the 500 Freestyle on Thursday. Additionally, Gort was selected to swim on the 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay which also finished 7th overall.

All times for Gort were significantly faster than she had ever swum before.

NCAA Division II Teams from Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ), Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX), University of Texas – Permian Basin (Odessa, TX), Colorado Mesa University (Grand Junction, CO), Western State College (Gunnison, CO), Adams State College (Alamosa, CO) and Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO) competed in the Championship meet.

Gort began swimming in San Manuel with the Sea Lions Swim Team. She swam on the Canyon Del Oro Swim Team in High School and swam for the FAST USA Swim Team in Oro Valley.

She has recently received USA Swim Coaching Credentials and plans on joining the ranks as a coach for the San Manuel Sea Lions this summer.

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