Chris Nemecek Claims Hood College Athlete of the Week Honors

Chris Nemecek Claims Hood College Athlete of the Week Honors

FREDERICK, Md.--Sophomore Chris Nemecek of the Hood College men's swim team has been selected as the Hood College Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9.

Nemecek copped his second straight first-place finish in the 100 butterfly Saturday in a double-dual with St. Mary's College (Md.) and Catholic University with a clocking of 55.84, besting the field by 1.29 seconds. The native of Midlothian, Va., was also third in the 200 free and swam the butterfly leg of the 200 medley relay, which finished fourth in 1:53.82.

Nemecek set the school record in the 100 fly in his first meet for the Blazers against York College (Pa.) in a time of 55.71 on Oct. 25.

The Blazers travel to Marymount University Saturday for a Capital Athletic Conference dual meet at 2 p.m.

Complete list of Hood College Athletes of the Week