Swingewood lowers her school record in the butterfly

Swingewood lowers her school record in the butterfly

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Samantha Swingewood improved her Albion College record while winning the 200-yard butterfly as the women's swimming and diving team completed its mid-season meet.

Swingewood achieved a time of 2:06.65, lowering her previous record of 2:07.72 and the meet record of 2:07.77. She defeated the runner up in the race by a second. Sara Griffiths finished fourth at 2:10.07.

Erin Lathrop competed in her first 1-meter competition with 11 dives. She achieved a score of 201.10.

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Joe and Julie Serra have given a $5 million leadership gift to launch a fundraising initiative to make two dreams a reality at Albion College. The first is a newly expanded fitness and student activity facility at the site of the current Dow Recreation and Wellness Center. The second is a new or renovated competition facility for the volleyball, men's basketball and women's basketball teams that currently call Kresge Gymnasium home.

The College is continuing to raise funds in support of both projects. To learn more, call 517/629-0446 or email advancement@albion.edu