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Fisher, Nero Sweep AMCC Swimmer of the Week Awards

Fisher, Nero Sweep AMCC Swimmer of the Week Awards

10/21/2013 — PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Penn State Altoona swimming swept the first week of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Swimmer of the Week awards, as sophomore Alex Fisher (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) was named the Men's Swimmer of the Week and freshman Ashley Nero (Oak Hill, VA/Oakton) was selected as the Women's Swimmer of the Week.

Fisher had a great opening to his Penn State Altoona swimming career, winning five events and helping the Lions defeat Bethany College 142-55 on October 12 and place third at the Pitt-Bradford Relays on October 19.

Against Bethany, Fisher was part of the 200 Yard Medley Relay squad that finished first with a time of 1:35.02, setting a new school record. In addition, he clinched first place finishes in the 200 Yard IM (2:06.03) and 100 Yard Breaststroke (1:02.83). In the Bradford Relays, Fisher was a part of teams that took first in the 300 Yard Butterfly Relay (2:47.45) and the 300 Yard Breaststroke Relay (3:09.87).

Nero was a standout for the Lady Lions in her first two collegiate events, totaling four first place finishes in a 116-68 loss to Bethany and a third place finish at the Bradford Relays.

Against Bethany, Nero helped the team nab a trio of first places. In the 200 Yard Medley Relay, she joined her teammates to post a time of 2:06.12 for first. Individually, Nero won the 50 Yard Freestyle (26.07) and the 100 Yard Breaststroke (1:13.69). At the Bradford Relays, Nero was a part of the squad that won the Mixed 200 Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 1:40.41.


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