LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall's Rebecca Swisher was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Women's Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. The award is the first such honor for Swisher this spring, in addition to two others this winter, and marks the third time this spring that a Diplomat has earned a weekly honor from the conference.
The Lititz, Pa. native earned the recognition after taking first place in the pole vault at East Stroudsburg's All-American Meet on Saturday. She cleared 3.77 meters on her third attempt to not only top the field of 30, but also tie the stadium record and break the meet record of 3.65 meters, previously held by herself.
The Diplomats return to competition later this week when the Penn Relays begin on Thursday.