January 25, 2011

W&L's Ireland Named BGMC Swimmer of the Week

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – First-year David Ireland (Dayton, Ohio/Oakwood) was named the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmer of the Week for the week ending on January 24.

Ireland swam in four events over the weekend, helping the Generals sweep a double dual with Catholic University (139-105) and Marymount University (152-72).  He was victorious in the 100 breast (1:01.12), 200 breast (2:15.80) and 100 fly (53.21), while also swimming on the 200 medley relay squad that finished fourth with a time of 1:41.66.

This season, Ireland has posted several Top-10 times in the BGMC including fourth in the 200 fly (1:54.13), seventh in the 100 breast (59.35), eighth in the 200 breast (2:11.75) and 10th in the 100 fly (51.69).

W&L returns to action this weekend as it travels to Johns Hopkins for an 11:00 am dual meet.

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