Appalachian Swim Conference Swimmers of the Week

Appalachian Swim Conference Swimmers of the Week

Franklin Spring, GA --- Pedro Illescas was selected as the men's Swimmer of the Week for the Appalachian Swimming Conference.  A freshman from Orihuela, Spain, Illescas has continued to show how hard he is working in practice as he participated in his first home meet. Illescas, finished 1st in all 4 of his events and set 2 school records, defeating Berry College in a dual meet (Sat Nov 5, 2016).

Illescas placed first in the 100 fly (48.88) and 200 fly (1:48.59), breaking two school records. Illescas also helped both his 400 medley relay team (3:27.68) and his 400 free relay team (3:07.69) place first. Illescas is also currently ranked #2 in the 200 fly (1:48.59) in NCAA Division II according to Collegeswimming.com.
Emmanuel College swimming is in its third season as a member of the Appalachian Swimming Conference. Each week, coaches nominate one male and one female athlete. Coaches then vote on who to select as "Swimmer of the Week".  There are 13 teams in the ASC including: Alderson Broaddus, Brenau, Emmanuel, King, Keiser, LaGrange, Mars Hill, Malone, Notre Dame, Urbana, Warren Wilson, West Virginia Wesleyan, Wheeling Jesuit.

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