Abington Heights graduate earns swimming award at Penn State Altoona

For Abington Journal | January 27th, 2016 1:02 pm

Penn State Altoona women’s swimming junior Maria Gibson, of Clarks Summit, was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday, Jan. 25.

In a loss to Wells College, Gibson, an Abington Heights graduate, had one individual first place finish and was also part of a first place team.

Gibson won the 50 yard freestyle, clocking in at 28.81. In the 200 yard freestyle relay, she combined with her teammates for a time of 1:55.97.

This is the first AMCC weekly award that Gibson has earned in her collegiate career.


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