TOWSON, Md. (Jan. 18, 2016) – The Landmark Conference announced its athletes of the week for men's & women's swimming & diving on Monday and USMMA senior William Kelsik (New Castle, Ind.) was named the men's Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after Kelsik helped lead the Mariners to a 3-0 week at two events.
He picked up five first-place finishes last week, including three individual victories. On Saturday, he helped Merchant Marine defeat a tough Coast Guard squad with three first-place touches. Individually, he won the 200 fly (1:59.16) and 100 fly (53.12) and was the third leg of the 200 Medley Relay squad the led off the meet with a win in 1:36.27. In a tri-meet at York College on Wednesday, he won the 200 short-course meter freestyle with a time of 2:08.32 and was the third leg of the 200 short-course meter free relay squad that ended the night with a win in 1:44.98
For the complete release from the Landmark Conference, click here.
The Mariners return to action Friday, Jan. 22, when they take on non-conference and nationally-ranked opponent NYU in Manhattan beginning at 5 p.m.
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