Swenda was a two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America all-region pick and three-time all-Big East choice.
Swendafinished his career with 61 points on 25 goals and 11 assists.
Szabo sets mark
Former North Penn standout Dominick Szabowas named Patriot League swimmer of the week for the week ending Dec. 15
Szabo, a junior at American University, earned the honor after a record-breaking performance at the Princeton Invitational. He broke a 10-year-old league record and an 11-year-old school record in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 54.0 seconds in the preliminaries. His winning time was 54.14.
Szabo's preliminary time, which qualified him for the NCAA championships, broke the old league mark of 54.44, set by Andrew Rutherfurd of Lafayette in 1992.
Szabo also took first place in the 200 breaststroke (2 minutes, 1 second) and second in the 200 individual medley (1:49.90).
Dorrian top player
Colleen Dorrian, a 5-foot-11 senior forward, was named the women's basketball player of the week in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference for competition ending Dec. 14.
Dorrian, a graduate of Springfield (Delco), averaged 20 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.0 steals, 4.5 blocks and 3.5 assists as Cabrini split two games.
Men's player-of-the-week honors went to Gwynedd Mercy's Badou Gaye, a Kennedy-Kenrick graduate who hails from Senegal. The 6-8 sophomore center averaged 22.5 points, 15.5 rebounds and 4 blocks per game in wins over Arcadia and Albright.
Chester graduate Ray Strickland, 6-4 junior forward, averaged 18.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in Alvernia's 1-1 week to make the honor roll.
Other honor roll members were Neumann's Omar Warthen, a 6-5 senior center; Gwynedd Mercy's Kathy Snell, a 6-0 junior forward; and Rosemont's Kathleen Pitts, a 5-5 junior guard.
Warthen, a graduate of Furness High in Philadelphia, had 15 points and 13.5 rebounds per game as Neumann went 2-0.
Snell, a Wissahickon graduate, scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Gwynedd Mercy beat Arcadia. Pitts scored 17 points and had six rebounds in a loss to Marywood. She graduated from Kennedy-Kenrick.
Here and there
Senior Chavaun Johnson won silver and bronze medals at the Blue and Orange meet indoor track and field meet at Bucknell University on Dec. 7.
The Dickinson senior was clocked in 22.88 for his second-place finish in the 200-meter dash. In the 400, the Martin Luther King graduate ran third (50.40).
Waynesburg College's Chris Vicente was named wrestler of the week in the Presidents' Athletic Conference for competition ending Jan. 5.
Vicente, a graduate of Frankford, won the individual championship at 141 pounds in the Heidelberg College Invitational in Tiffin, Ohio. Vicente went 4-0 in the tournament.
Contact suburban staff writer Don Beideman at 610-701-7613 or email@example.com.