WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. – Williams College senior Caroline White (Winter Park, Fla.) earned two prestigious honors at the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championships hosted by Middlebury (Vt.) College this past weekend.
She won two individual races (100 (1:02.47) & 200 (2:15.05) breaststroke and was a part of 200 (1:42.18 and 400 (3:44.89) medley relay teams that won.
Caroline White was named the NESCAC Swimmer of the Year. White is the eighth Williams swimmer to earn the honor and an Eph has won the honor four consecutive years.
White joins former Ephs: Meredith Olson (2001), Cristin Brennan (2002), Lindsay Payne (2003, 2005 & 2006), Logan Todhunter (2009), Sarah Thompson (2014 & 2015), Emma Waddell (20017 & 2018), and Laura Westphal (2019). These eight Ephs have won a total of twelve NESCAC Swimmer of the Year awards.
In addition to being named the conference swimmer of the year White also took home the
4-Year High Point Swimmer award having tallied the most points of any senior competing at this year's championships over the past four years. White extended the Ephs' streak of 4-Year High Point Swimmer winners to four straight years.
She is the 14th Eph to earn the award, joining Amy Warren (2001), Cristin Brennan (2002), Zibby Stokes (2003), Meredith Olson (2004), Lindsay Payne (2006), Amanda Nicholson (2009), Logan Todhunder (2012), Caroline Wilson (2013), Sarah Thompson (2015), Megan Pierce (2017), Emma Waddell (2018), and Alison McNamara (2019).
Eph head coach Steve Kuster noted, "Caroline has had a consistently outstanding career so far. She has been a steady presence and an incredibly hard worker on this team. Her accomplishments at this year's NESCACs are a result of the quality of work she has put in and her dedication."
Next up for White and several of her Eph teammates will be the 2020 NCAA DIII Championships to be held in the Greensboro, N.C. Aquatics Center Match 18-21.