Lauren Becerra Earns Skyline Women’s Swimmer of the Week Distinction

Lauren Becerra

Lauren Becerra, Distance Swimmer on the Mount Saint Mary College Women's Swim Team. (Photo by Mount Saint Mary College)

Sophomore Lauren Becerra, from White Plains, of the Mount Saint Mary College women’s swimming team was named Skyline Conference Swimmer of the Week for the week ending Nov. 10, 2013 as announced by the conference office on November 11.

Becerra was part of the Knight women’s 400-yard freestyle relay team that set a new program record on Saturday against King’s College (Pa.) with a time of 3:57.80. Her weekend included four individual victories to help the Knights to a 1-1 weekend against Purchase College and King’s.

Becerra won the 100-yard backstroke (1:07.51) and 200-yard individual medley (2:23.66) on Nov. 8 as Mount Saint Mary earned a 116-84 victory over Purchase. She placed first in the 500-yard (5:42.65) and 1,000-yard freestyle (11:39.64) on Nov. 9 in the Knights’ 99-79 loss to King’s (Pa.)