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Paione Chosen as NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Paione Chosen as NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week

Springfield, Mass. - January 14, 2019 - After powering the Springfield College women's swimming and diving team to a pair of wins over the weekend, Olivia Paione (Auburn, Maine) was chosen as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Week.

The Pride edged Hartwick, 153-141 and cruised past Union, 175-123 as Paione won three individual events on Saturday.  The Health Science major captured the 200 free in a winning time of 1:59.35, posted the fastest time in the 200 breast with a 2:31.15, and earned first-place points in the 200 IM in 2:14.80.

Paione and the Pride will return to action this Saturday when they host Wesleyan and Roger Williams at 1 pm.