Women's Swimming


  Allison Volpe
Allison Volpe


Pottstown, Pa.

High School:
Owen J. Roberts HS




General: Named captain for the 2007-08 season ... ranked sixth all-time at UMass in the 50 free (24.46), ninth in the 100 free (53.45), and a member of both the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay school record holding teams.

2006-07 (Junior): Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Fall and Spring Honor Rolls ... at the A-10 Championships (2/21-24) took seventh in the 50 free (24.63), 12th in the 100 free (53.45), swam the lead leg of the third-place 200 free relay team, the anchor leg of the fourth-place 200 medley relay, and the lead leg of the seventh-place 400 free relay ... at the Terrier Invitational (11/17) finished eighth in the 50 free (24.72) and eighth in the 100 free (53.54) ... had eight top-three finishes in the 50 free including four wins.

2005-06 (Sophomore): At the A-10 Championships (2/18) swam the second leg of the A-10 Champion and UMass-record setting 200 free relay team ... individually, took 15th in the 100 free (54.29 seconds) and 20th in the 100 back (1:01.89) ... posted her top 50 free time (25.05 seconds) in the prelims of the A-10 Championships ... also competed in the 100 fly swimming her top time of 1:01.01 against Stony Brook (10/29).

2004-05 (Freshman): At the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19), swam the third leg of the school-record setting 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:36.43) which took third ... came in 16th in the 100-yard freestyle (54.71 seconds) at the A-10 meet ... posted season-best times in the 50-yard free (24.74 seconds) and in the 100-yard fly (1:01.36) in the A-10 preliminary races ... at the Nutmeg Invitational (12/5) took 15th in the 50-yard free (25.49 seconds) and 16th in the 100-yard fly (1:01.87) ... at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15), finished fifth in the 50-yard free (25.61 seconds) and fourth in the 100-yard free (55.32 seconds) ... finished fourth in 100-yard fly (1:01.70) against Fordham (1/29) ... took third in the 50-yard free at Boston University (11/13), fourth versus Boston College (1/22), and fifth versus New Hampshire (11/20).

Before UMass: Three-sport athlete for the Wildcats participating in swimming, field hockey and track & field (pole vault) ... named to the district and state swim teams four consecutive seasons ... team captain as a junior and senior ... finished 11th at the state championship meet ... at the PAC-10 Championships, won the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle as a senior ... at the district championships, finished sixth in the 50 freestyle and eighth in the 100 freestyle ... tabbed team MVP in 2004 and earned the coaches award in 2002 and 2003 ... named to The Mercury First-Team and The Daily Local (West Chester) Second-Team in 2004.

Personal: Allison Leigh Volpe ... born Sept. 20, 1985 in Chesnut Hill, Pa ... daughter of Anthony and Annette Volpe ... has one brother, Michael ... majoring in animal science.

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