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.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.