April 6, 2010
Owens Qualifies For United States Paralympic Swim Team
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Catawba College freshman swimmer, Ashley Owens (Stockbridge, GA/Stockbridge HS), recently competed at the United States Paralympics Spring Swimming Nationals and earned a spot on the US National Team. Owens has competed in two Paralypic Games (2004 & 2008), winning four medals (two gold) and one World Championship, where she claimed four gold medals in 2006.
Owens finished second in three events, the 400 free, 100 free and 100 breast in the S10 category. Her long course time in the 400 free of 4:46.72 ranks her third in the world. She is the current world record holder in the 100 free and swam a time of 1.37.94. Owens posted a time of 1:39.43 in the 100 breast and was third in her final event, the 50 free with a time of 30.08.
|No events scheduled until August 24|