November 4, 2011

Prayson Named Northeast-10 Rookie Swimmer of the Week

South Easton, Mass. (November 4) -- Assumption College freshman Elise Prayson (Dayton, Ohio/Archbishop Alter) has been named as this week’s Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Rookie of the Week for her performance in a tri-meet with No. 15 ranked Gannon University and Lake Erie College last Saturday.

Prayson set the Assumption school record in the 200-yard backstroke as she finished third overall in the event with a time of 2:33.93, breaking the previous record of 2:36.49 set last year by Jennifer Ryan (Weston, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas).  Prayson placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke as well, finishing in a time of 1:11.32, as well as fifth in the 200 IM at 2:20.73.

The Greyhounds are back in action on Saturday, November 5th as the team travels to the New England Invitational in White River Junction, Vt., beginning at 1 p.m.