UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 18. SPIDER sophomore Mary Adams (Williamsburg, Va.) received the winter season's first Atlantic 10 Swimming Performer of the Week awqard. Teammate freshman Brooke Boncher (West Newbury, Mass.) added to Richmond's tally with co-Rookie of the week honors.
Last year's Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, Adams, opened the 2002 season with a record-setting 200-yard butterfly in 2:06.25. The Spider standout has competed in 12 races this season with eight first-place finishes. Adams has never finished lower than third.
Rookie swimmer Boncher etched her name in Richmond's record book on November 11 versus Maryland and Wingate. The Massachusetts native posted a 23.64
50-yard freestyle for the record.
Spider swimming dives back into action at the Maryland Invitational Thursday, November 21 through Saturday, November 23.