Milligan's Alfano Is Conference Swimmer Of The Week

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Evan Alfano
Evan Alfano

Milligan College senior Evan Alfano of Chattanooga was named the men's swimmer of the week for the Appalachian Swimming Conference for his performance in last weekend's tri-meet.

“Evan is the leader of this team and our lone senior who works hard every single day,” Head Coach R.C. Weston said. “After a tough stretch of practices, he performed well and helped secure the victory over Lindsey Wilson.It was an exciting meet and was fun for the team to watch him succeed.”

Alfano, former Notre Dame swimmer, led the Buffaloes in the meet against Union (Ky.

) College and Lindsey Wilson College. In his individual events, he swam to a first place finish in the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:09.25, and he finished third in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 25.95. Alfano finished the meet by anchoring the 400-meter freestyle relay to a time of 3:53.84 with a split of 55.59.

Alfano and company return to action on Saturday as they host Mars Hill College and West Virginia Tech. Meet time is slated for a 2 p.m. start inside Steve Lacy Fieldhouse.

Honored at Senior Night with a banner hung over the pool
Honored at Senior Night with a banner hung over the pool

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