With a bronze medal in the Women’s 80-84 100 yard backstroke Margaret Nickerson of North Springfield has captured Vermont’s first medal of the 2017 National Senior Games. Nickerson’s time of 2:16.23 was close behind gold medal winner Mary Vass of North Carolina in 2:09.88 and silver medal winner Ann Aceves of New Mexico who finished in 2:10.91. Nickerson also competed in the 50 yard breaststroke on Monday, finishing 5th in 1:16.82. She is not done yet. She will compete in the 200 yard backstroke and 50 yard freestyle on Tuesday and the 50 yard backstroke and 100 yard freestyle on Wednesday. Results can be found on here.