April 6, 2008
Minneapolis, Minn. - Sophomore Deb Gruen concluded her competition at the U.S. Paralympics Swimming Trials with a third place finish in the 200 LC Meter IM Multi-Disability SM7 Sunday at the University of Minnesota. Gruen finished the race in a time of 3:24.92.
On the weekend, Gruen swam her way to two first place finishes, three third place finishes, and a world record. Gruen began the weekend with a first place finish in the 100 LC Meter Breaststroke Multi Disability SB6 and a third place finish in the 400 LC Meter Freestyle Multi-Disability S7 on Thursday.
Gruen continued her success on Friday by setting a world record in the 200 LC Meter Breaststroke Multi-Disability SB6 in a time of 3:36.37. Gruen also captured a third place in the 50 LC Meter Butterfly Multi-Disability S7.
Gruen concluded her weekend with the third place finish Sunday.
Report Filed by Steven Horn `10, Yale Sports Publicity