Erin Crowley Competes at Short Course Nationals

Central Connecticut senior Erin Crowley swam in the first day of competition at the 2008 Short Course Swimming National Championships on Thursday. The Plainville, CT native finished the 50 freestyle in a time of 24.45 seconds. She was .12 seconds off of her conference-best time that she set at the BU Invitational.

Crowley's lifetime best in the 50 free is 23.85, which won her the event at last season's NEC Championships. She will continue swimming at the national event in Atlanta, GA when she competes in the 100 freestyle on Saturday.