Nov. 24, 2015
Duquesne University freshman swimmer Abigail Stauffer (Chambersburg, Pa./Chambersburg) has been named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week for the week ending Nov. 22. It is her second Rookie of the Week citation of the season.
Stauffer, who helped lead the Dukes to a second place finish at the three-day Magnus Cup Invitational at Cleveland State over the weekend, won a race, had three second place finishes and two third place showings in the 10-team field.
On day one, she opened the event by placing second in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:02.85, before helping the 400 medley relay take second in 3:46.73. On Saturday, she captured third place in the 400 IM with a time of 4:23.43 and finished second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:03.47. On Sunday's final day, Stauffer finished third in the 100 IM in 58.41 and touched first in the 200 breaststroke in an Atlantic 10 season best time of 2:15.63.
The Red and Blue wrap up the fall portion of their schedule on Saturday, Dec. 5 as they travel to Saint Francis for a 1:00 pm meet.