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Brendan King Named HCAC Men's Swimmer of the Week

Brendan King Named HCAC Men's Swimmer of the Week

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology freshman Brendan King was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week for his efforts in the Transylvania Invitational last weekend.

King completed the difficult double of winning both distance freestyle races, claiming the 500-freestyle in 4:42.45 and the 1650-freestyle in 16:22.12.  He also helped the 400-freestyle relay team pick up first place honors with a time of 3:08.14.

King added depth to Rose-Hulman's team score by helping the 800-freestyle relay place second in 7:07.28.  He also came home fourth in the 200-freestyle in 1:44.94.

Rose-Hulman won the men's championship with 1,003 points, topping second place Franklin by over 300 points.  The Fightin' Engineers return to action on Jan. 11 with a home meet against DePauw.