Shea Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors

Shea Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors

Boston, Mass. - February 6, 2017 - Springfield College's Christine Shea (Peabody, Mass.) has been selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Week, announced by the conference offices on Monday morning.

Shea, an Applied Exercise Science major at Springfield College, helped the Pride to a dual meet victory over Division-1 Holy Cross on Friday evening. Shea posted a pair of first-place finishes in the breaststroke events, as she touched in 1:09.84 in the 100 to take first, and followed it up with a 2:32.18 in the 200. Additionally, Shea helped the 200 medley relay team to a second-place finish with a time of 1:53.73.

The Pride will now turn its focus to preparing for the NEWMAC Championships, hosted at WPI from February 16-19.