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Price Finishes 13th in 50 Freestyle at First Day of NCAA Championships

OXFORD, Ohio - March 13, 2008 - On the opening day of the 27th Annual NCAA Division III Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Miami’s (Ohio) Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center, Springfield College's Moira Price finished 13th in the country in the 50 freestyle.

A native of Berkeley Heights, N.J., Price swam in the consolation final after a prelim time of 24.09. In the final, the junior touched the wall in a time of 24.21.

Price, who was recently named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year, is still slated to swim in two more events. She is the second seed in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.59) and is the top seed heading into the 200 breaststroke (2:19.32). Her time in the 200 breaststroke is nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the next competitor.

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