So. Connecticut's Amanda Thomas Wins Her Second National Title

So. Connecticut's Amanda Thomas Wins Her Second National Title


For Immediate Release

March 15, 2012

Mansfield, Texas - Southern Connecticut State University junior Amanda Thomas won her second national championship in as many nights, as she won the 400-yard Individual Medley at Thursday night's NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships in Mansfield, Texas.

Thomas finished the race in 4:16.25, more than two seconds faster than the second-place finisher. 

For Thomas, it marks her second national title this year, and third overall, as she also won the 200 IM on Wednesday night for the second consecutive year.

In this year's 200 IM win, Thomas set a new NCAA Division II National Championship record.

The Northeast-10 is an association of 16 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 5,500 student-athletes. Each year, 4,000 of those student-athletes compete in Conference championships in 23 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.

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