FREDERICK, Md. - Chris Gardner (Smyrna, Del. / Cab Calloway School of the Arts) of men's swimming and Alyssa Peterson (Taneytown, Md. / Francis Scott Key) of the women's cross country team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 3, 2013.
In the meet against Lycoming, Gardner recorded two individual victories and was part of the winning 200-yard medley relay team, which finished in1:41.15
Gardner's second win of the day was the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.01. His final victory came in the 100-yard backstroke when he touched the wall in 57.40.
Peterson competed in the MAC Cross Country Championships this weekend, and earned the program's first All-Middle Atlantic Conference honors.
The senior ran the 6,000 meter course with a time 24:49.74 and a 17th place overall finish to help lead the Blazers to an eighth place team finish.