WORCESTER – Allysa Grant from the swimming & diving team has been honored as the WPI Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, December 10.
Grant was one of the Engineers winners in a competitive triple dual Saturday versus No. 3 Williams, Tufts and host Wesleyan.
The senior touched the wall first in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.09.
Grant also took fifth in the 200 (2:31.76) and sixth in the 50 (32.10).
Grant hails from Framingham.
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