Brebrick is MIAC's swimmer of the week

Matt Higgins (MIAC)
November 12, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Olaf first year swimming Billy Brebrick (Wausau, Wis./East) was named the MIAC men's swimmer of the week on Monday.

Brebrick is off to quite a start in his young collegiate swimming career. He showcased his potential in the team's home dual against Gustavus Saturday, winning all three of his individual events and helping out a first-place relay. Brebrick set a season-best time in each race in the process while leading the Oles to a convincing dual victory over the Gusties.

Brebrick was stellar in front of the home fans in both butterfly and freestyle events Saturday. He won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 51.27 seconds, and added a first-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly with a winning time of 1:54.24. He also captured first in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 47.48 seconds. Brebrick completed the butterfly leg of the 200-yard medley relay in 22.92, helping St. Olaf finish first in the event with a time of 1:35.76. Brebrick's four firsts - and season-best times - helped the Oles defeat the visiting Gusties in the dual, 195-99.

Brebrick and his Ole teammates will take the rest of November off, as the next meet on their schedule is the two-day Rochester Invite, held on Dec. 1-2. St. Olaf will take a trip to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in late December, and then will face the bulk of its schedule once the calendar flips to 2013, with six meets in January and February.

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