Skyline Weekly Men’s Swimming Awards Bestowed Upon Jepsen & Monahan

Skyline Weekly Men’s Swimming Awards Bestowed Upon Jepsen & Monahan

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Dec. 15, 2016) – The Skyline Conference announced on Monday that USMMA men's swimmers senior Joshua Jepsen (San Diego, Calif.) and freshman Nolan Monahan (Stafford, Va.) were named the league's Swimmer and Rookie of the Week, respectively. The honors come after the pair of Mariners helped lead the squad to three Skyline victories over the course of two days late last week.
 
Jepsen won the three events that he scored in over the two meets. Individually, he touched first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:51.92 on Friday and the 100 butterfly in 54.65 on Saturday. He also finished the 200 breaststroke event in 2:19.53 on Friday. Jepsen was also a part of the 200 medley relay team that led off Saturday's meet with a victory in 1:39.14.
 
Monahan earns his second Skyline Rookie of the Week honor of the season. He won three individual events in this past weekend's meets. On Friday night, he touched first in the 200 breast in 2:14.71, while he won the 50 free (22.45) and the 100 breast (1:02.00) on Saturday. He was also a part of the 200 medley relay team on Friday that came in second place with a time of 1:42.07.
 
Overall, this is the third week this season that the Mariners have swept the Skyline men's swimming weekly awards. Senior Karl Sasse (Frederick, Md.) was named Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 21 and Dec. 5, Monahan won Rookie of the Week on Nov. 21 and classmate Michael Moore (Los Alamos, N.M.) earned the same honor on Dec. 5.
 
For the complete release from the Skyline Conference, click here.
 
The Mariners return to the pool with a matchup against Division I Villanova University on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, down in Pennsylvania. The dual meet against the Wildcats is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at the Villanova Swim Complex
 
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