CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Allison Nahin (Hartland, Wis.), a senior on the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team, was honored as the America East Swimmer of the Week by the conference Tuesday afternoon.
Nahin propelled New Hampshire to a record-breaking afternoon, as the Wildcats broke four pool records, including one school record, on their way to earning a 159.5-139.5 victory over Dartmouth College at Swasey Pool on January 22.
The senior led a quartet of 'Cats to a first-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay in a pool-record time of three minutes and 56.52 seconds. Individually, Nahin was just as stellar, breaking her own pool record in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.50. Her previous career best time came last year when she claimed the pool record in 1:03.53. Nahin rounded out the day taking the top spot in the 200-yard breaststroke, clocking in at 2:23.90.
Nahin and the Wildcats return to action Friday, Feb. 4 (5 p.m.) when they round out the regular season against Maine at Swasey Pool.