Fairfield, Conn – The 2012-13 Sacred Heart Women's Swimming team has been picked to finish 7th in the Northeast Conference according to the Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Pioneers finished sixth in last year's NEC Championship. Senior Stephanie Walters (Wanaque, NJ/Wanaque) was named an athlete to watch for the Pioneers heading into this upcoming season. Walters finished seventh at the NEC Championship last year in the 100 meter breast stroke and holds the Sacred Heart record in the 200 meter breast stroke. Walters is also one of the Pioneers' captains this year along with senior Rachel McGrath (Dorchester, MA).
The Pioneers will open their season at Iona on October 27th.