SWEET BRIAR, Va.- First-year swimmer Taylor Allen has been selected as the January Vixen of the Month by the Sweet Briar College athletics department.
The Richmond, Va. native led Sweet Briar to a 3-1 record in the team's head-to-head competitions during the month of January.
Twice during the month Allen set a new personal best in the 200-meter breast, including a winning time of 3:07.71 against Bridgewater. That mark currently ranks 17th in the ODAC. Allen also set her personal best in the 200 backstroke against Bridgewater with a mark of 2:25.14, which ranks 16th in the conference.
In Sweet Briar's final outing of the month, Allen won the 100 fly in a time 1:05.36, good enough for 17th in the conference.
With a strong showing in Sweet Briar's double dual victory over Greensboro and UNC-Pembroke, Allen was named to the ODAC Weekly Honor Roll on Jan. 17.
Allen and her SBC teammates will conclude their season Feb. 9-12 with the annual ODAC Championships in Greensboro, N.C.