Women's Swimming

 

  Becky Hunnewell
Becky Hunnewell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sandwich, Mass.

High School:
Sandwich

Height:
5-9

Event:
Back / Free

Birthdate:
02/20/1980


Holds the school record in the 200-yard back (2:04.28), ranks second in the 100-yard back (59.03), third in the 100-yard free (52.91) and fourth in the 200-yard IM (2:10.57) ... also a member of the school-record-holding 200-yard free (1:37.01), 800-yard free (7:44.83) and 400-medley (3:54.45) relay teams.

As a Junior: Named Most Outstanding Performer at the Atlantic 10 Championships ... captured two individual titles and was a member of three winning relays including the 200-yard back (2:03.61), 100-yard free (52.91), 200-yard free relay (1:37.01, new UMass record), 400-yard medley relay (3:54.45, new UMass record) and the 400-yard free relay (3:32.89) ... WHMP Athlete of the Week (2/21) ... named to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team and Commissioner's Honor Roll.

As a Sophomore: Set a school record and finished third at the Atlantic 10 Championships in the 200-yard back (2:04.28) and placed fourth in the 100-yard back (59.04) ... was third on the team in the 100-yard free (53.70 at A-10's) and fourth in the 200-yard free (1:58.91 vs. UMBC).

As a Freshman: Placed sixth in the 100-yard back (1:00.02), ninth in the 200-yard back (2:06.58) and 13th in the 200-yard IM (2:11.27) at the A-10 Championships ... member of the fourth-place 800-yard free relay team at the A-10's, which set a new school record ... earned 20 top three finishes, including two wins and eight second-place finishes ... named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the spring of 1999.

Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Sandwich (Mass.) High School, where she set every individual and relay record ... four-year team MVP ... captained the team as a senior ... finished second in the 100-yard back and third in the 200-yard IM at the State Championships in her senior campaign ... four-year Pilgrim Conference All-Star ... named to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic teams three times.

Personal: Born February 20, 1980, in Hyannis, Mass. ... daughter of Peter and Kathryn Hunnewell ... majoring in French Studies.

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