Crowley Finishes Competition at National Meet

Central Connecticut senior Erin Crowley finished her competition at the USA Swimming Short Course National Championships on Saturday. The Blue Devil captain swam in the 100 freestyle and finished in a time of 52.98. Crowley touched in at 24.45 in the 50 free on Thursday.

Her time of 52.98 seconds in the 100 free was .18 off of her best time this year. Crowley finished in 52.80 at the Terrier Invitational earlier this season. The Plainville, CT native won the 100 free event at the Northeast Conference Championships last season, touching in at 52.10. Crowley's lifetime best is 51.76, set in 2008.

On Thursday Crowley timed in at 24.45 in the 50 freestyle, coming .12 seconds off of her top time of the season. Her mark of 24.33 stands as the best time in the conference to date.

The Central swimming and diving team will continue their season after the holidays when they travel to Worcester, MA to compete against Holy Cross and Vermont. The meet is scheduled for Sunday January 11 at 1:00 p.m.

For more information on the USA Swimming Short Course National Championships, click here.