Maya Gort finishes eighth in the 1000 Free at RMAC Championship

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Maya Gort competes in the 1000 Free.

Maya Gort prepares to swim the 1000 Freestyle.

Maya Gort takes the lead in the Consolation Finals of the 500 Free. Submitted

Maya Gort , 20, of Oracle competed in the NCAA Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Swimming and Diving Championship Meet on Feb. 19-22 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Gort is a sophomore studying computer science at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in Golden Colorado and is a member of the CSM Swimming and Diving Team.

NCAA Division II teams from California Baptist (Riverside, Calif.), 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 competed in the 1000 Freestyle finishing eighth overall on Wednesday, followed by a 14th place finish in the 500 Freestyle on Friday. On Saturday Gort finished 10th in the 1650 followed by a 14th place finish in the 200 Breaststroke. Additionally, Gort was selected to swim on the 4×200 Freestyle Relay which finished 11th overall. All times at the meet were significantly faster than Gort’s previous best times.

Maya 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 for the FAST USA Swim Team in Oro Valley. She is a certified USA Swim Coach and helped coach the San Manuel Sea Lions in 2013.

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