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Nero Awarded Second Team All-Conference Honors

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 647 hits

Penn State Altoona freshman Ashley Nero (Oak Hill, VA/Oakton) earned a pair of Second Team All-Conference awards on Monday, when the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its 2013-2014 Women's Swimming All-Conference Team.

Nero capped her impressive freshman campaign with a strong performance in the AMCC Championships, where she clinched runner-up status in the 100 Yard and 200 Yard Breaststroke to garner Second Team All-Conference nods in each event.

On Friday, February 14, the second night of the conference championships, Nero finished in second place in the 100 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:12.86.

In the third and final night of the AMCCs, Saturday, February 15, Nero placed second in the 200 Yard Breaststroke when she clocked in at 2:42.12.

As a team, the Lady Lions finished in fourth place at the AMCCs with a team score of 119.

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Conner Gilbert, Sports Information Director, 814-949-5556
Marissa Carney, Media Relations Coordinator, University Relations 814-949-5105

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