SPA Swimmer Madison Pyhel Succeeds at Conference Meet

PATTY NARDOZZI

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic creating some scheduling problems across the country this spring, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference/Mountain East Conference Championships were held in Canton, Ohio from March 30th to April 2nd.  For the second consecutive year, the Women’s title was claimed by Hillsdale College.  SPA member Madison Pyhel, a sophomore at Hillsdale, made significant contributions to the victory.  Athletes were allowed to compete in four individual events at the meet.  Madison swam to four top 8 finishes, scoring 95 points for the team.  She placed 6th in the 1000 Freestyle with a time of 10:49.76, 7th in the 100 Butterfly in a time of 00:59.07, 8th in the 200 Butterfly with a 02:13.76, and finally 4th in the 1650 Freestyle with a time of 17:52.87.  Congratulations to Madison on this wonderful accomplishment!