ANDREW THIESSE OF TRINITY UNIVERSITY, a senior from Williasburg, Va., has been selected the SCAC Men's Swimmer of the Week for all meets through Sunday, November 22nd.
Thiesse had the best fall semester meet of his career at the 2015 Tiger Invitational. On Saturday night, he posted a time of 4:36.32 in the 500 which ranks him 4th in the NCAA Division III rankings in the event. Thiesse went on to put up a time of 1:52.06 in the 200 backstroke - nearly breaking TU's school record and earning him another national top 4 ranking.
Thiesse stepped up two events later and recorded a 16:25.56 in the 1650 freestyle. That time is ranked 9th on the USA Swimming database for men's Division III.
Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Sophomore Michael Glover of Southwestern University placed first in the 100 freestyle with a time of 46.93 at the Tiger Invite.
|SCAC Men's Swimmers of the Week|
|Week 1||Andre Newlands, Trinity University
|Week 2||Andrew Thiesse, Trinity University|
|Week 4||Matt Sluss, Southwestern University|
|Week 5||Mickey Scharbrough, Southwestern University|
|Week 6||Andrew Thiesse, Trinity University|