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Marymount Jr. Brian Morch And St. Mary's Sr. Brie McDowell Gain CAC Weekly Swimming Awards
Marymount Jr. Brian Morch And St. Mary's Sr. Brie McDowell Gain CAC Weekly Swimming Awards

Marymount junior BRIAN MORCH (Manassas, Va./Seton) and St. Mary's senior women's swimmer BRIE McDOWELL (Doylestown, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) were selected as the CAC Swimming Athletes of the Week for Nov. 18, 2008.

 

MEN'S SWIMMING

Marymount junior BRIAN MORCH (Manassas, Va./Seton) was named the CAC Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week after winning two individual races and contributing to a winning relay in the Saints' win over Hood. Morch captured top honors in the 200 individual medley (2:13.49) and the 200 breaststroke (2:29.72) and swam the anchor leg of the 200 medley relay (1:48.20) that posted a four-second victory.

 

WOMEN'S SWIMMING

St. Mary's senior BRIE McDOWELL (Doylestown, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) was selected the CAC Women's Swimming Athlete of the Week for the second-straight week by breaking an individual pool record, a relay team pool record, an individual school record and recording an NCAA "B" cut in capturing six gold medals in two meets. Midweek at Randolph-Macon, McDowell led off the pool-record seting 400 medley relay team (4:09.55) with an individual record-setting 59.49 in the 100 backstroke. She also posted wins in the 200 IM and 200 backstroke vs. R-M. Saturday against Washington (Md.) College, McDowell broke the school record and posted an NCAA ‘B' cut of 4:38.74 in the 400 IM, then won the 100 free and contributed to the gold medal 200 medley relay team.