UB Swimmers Sweep National Collegiate Swimmer-of-the-Week Awards

UB Swimmers Sweep National Collegiate Swimmer-of-the-Week Awards

Bridgeport, Conn.-University of Bridgeport freshman swimmers Sonia Arau (Barcelona, Spain) and Florian Mehlan (Moers Germany) have been selected as this week's Male and Female Counsilman-Hunsaker National Collegiate Swimmers-of-the-Week by CollegeSwimming.com for NCAA Division II teams.

Arau won the 200 IM with the fastest time in Division II so far this season (2:23.29, NCAA "B" cut) and captured 100-meter back (1:06.38, NCAA "B" cut). She also swam the backstroke leg (31.23- split) on the winning 200-meter Medley Relay (2:06.22) in a 106-80 win over Queens College.

Mehlan won three events and set two school records this past weekend. He won the 100-meter Freestyle (53.58), the 200-meter Freestyle in (1:55.57, NCAA "B" cut and school record) and the 400-meter Freestyle (4:12.56, school record) in a 104–87 win over Queens College.

The UB swimming teams return to the pool this Saturday, November 6th, as the host Manhattan College at 1:00 p.m. in the Wheeler Recreation Center Natatorium.