Women's Swimming

Brittany Pavolko  
Brittany Pavolko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsfield, Mass.

High School:
Pittsfield

Height:
5-8

Event:
Fly/Free

Birthdate:
08/20/1989


2009-10: MAAC All-Academic Team selection for the second straight year...Also named to the conference Honor Roll...Named MAAC Swimmer of the Week (11/18) after seven wins in just two meets...Won 22 events...Concluded season with flourish at MAAC Championships, winning 200 medley relay in school-record time (1:46.16)...Set school records while finishing second in 100 fly (:57.76), second in 200 and 800 free relays (1:35.88 and 7:45.77), third in 400 medley relay (3:56.25), and sixth in 200 fly (2:09.59) at MAAC Championships as well.

2008-09: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Set total of seven new pool and school records...Won team-high 18 events...Set new pool records in the 100 free and 400 free relay vs. Manhattan/Loyola (11/15)...Helped to break Siena Swim Center record in 200 free in Senior Day victory over C.W. Post (1/31)...Established five new school records at the MAAC Championships in the 200 free relay, 200 IM, 100 fly, 100 back, and 800 free relay..Won three events in each of her first three meets of the season, while accounting for the Saints' only wins vs. New Hampshire...Posted multiple event victories in three other meets...Finished in the top-10 overall in four events at the MAAC Championships...Placed in the top-10 in three events at the ECAC Championships.

2007-08: Siena Female Rookie of the Year...Team MVP...Two-time MAAC Swimmer of the Week (10/30, 1/22)...Set three pool and two school records...Recorded 11 top-10 times in the MAAC...Won 17 of 18 individual and relay events, spanning from the Fairfield (10/27) to Vermont (1/19) meet...Tallied 14 individual and five relay first place times...Set pool record in 200 IM (2:13.81) vs. New Hampshire/Niagara (10/20)...Combined to set Siena Swim Center record in the 800 free relay with time of 8:10.82 vs. Sacred Heart (12/1)...Broke pool record with new time of 3:39.97 in the 400 FR in win over Canisius (1/20)...Set school record in the 200 free relay (1:38.14) and broke own school record in the 200 IM (2:12.10) at the MAAC Championships (2/14)...Set school record in 800 FR (8:02.23)...Captured at least one win each in eight individual and relay events (200 IM, 200 MR, 200 free, 100 fly, 200 fly, 400 FR, 200 FR and 100 back).

BEFORE SIENA: A multi-star athlete at Pittsfield...Competed four years in swimming, three in soccer (goalie) and two apiece in track (hurdles, discus) and softball (centerfield)...Appeared in the fly, back, free and IM events for swim coach James Harrington...Massachusetts State Champion in the 100 fly her junior year...Four-time All-Berkshire Swim Team member...Captain of the swim and track teams her senior year.

PERSONAL: Born August 20, 1989...The daughter of Perry and Maureen Pavolko...Has an older brother, John...An English major...Chose Siena for, "the opportunity to swim for a Division I team."...Also recruited to swim by Marist.

KUETERMAN ON PAVOLKO: "She's one of our captains, and her versatility will help tremendously. She's definitely one of our top returnees."

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