Two College of New Rochelle swimmers have been named to the Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference (HVWAC) All-Conference team, it was announced recently by the conference office. Junior Milagros Lugo (Bronx, NY/Walton HS) and freshman Claudia Benitez (White Plains, NY/White Plains HS) received this recognition.
Lugo dominated the Backstroke for the Blue Angels, recording the team's best times in the 50 Back (38.19), 100 Back (1:21.75) and 200 Back (3:10.06). She led the team in points earned during the season and also swam the Freestyle, Breaststroke and Butterfly for CNR.
Benitez proved to be a versatile swimmer for the Blue Angels, posted the fastest times on the team in the 100 Breaststroke (1:34.79), 200 Breaststroke (3:29.00) and 200 Individual Medley (3:11.73). Second on the team in points earned, the White Plains, NY resident also competed in Freestyle, and Butterfly events for CNR. Benitez was twice named HVWAC Swimming Rookie of the Week.
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