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Smith remains positive despite fall to Springfield; Bradley earns Athlete of the week!

January 11, 2012

11/12/2011 SPRINGFIELD, Mass.–Mackenzie Bradley recorded two wins as the Smith College swimming and diving team fell to Springfield 164-123 on Saturday.  Bradley won both the 1,000 yard freestyle and the 500 yard freestyle.

In the 1,000, Bradley was completely dominant, touching the wall in 11:02.21, setting a new personal best by nearly four seconds and outpacing her nearest competitor by 29 seconds.  She was also outstanding in the 500 free, finishing in 5:24.62 and winning by 11 seconds over the second place swimmer.

She was joined by Alyssa PascuzzoVictoria Wu, and Elyse Johnston on the 200 freestyle relay that also posted a winning time in 1:50.06.

Pascuzzo also won the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 1:04.22, while Paige Christie took second in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:25.82, missing out on first place by .10 seconds.  Christie joined forces with Ariel Orr, Johnston, and Pascuzzo in the 400 yard medley relay that finished third in 4:37.86.


Congratulations to Mackenzie Bradley for earning Athlete of the Week!  Her picture was posted on the projector and bulletin board outside the athletic office!  Keep up the great work bananas!

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