W&L's Stirling Tabbed as BGMC Swimmer of the Week

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Junior Brian Stirling (Skillman, N.J./Skillman) was named the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmer of the Week for the week ending on Feb. 7.

Stirling recorded the best finish for the Generals at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Saturday, taking second in the 100 fly with a time of 51.21 after swimming a 50.80 in the preliminaries. He also recorded a time of 21.91 in the 50 free during prelims.

This season, Stirling has posted several Top-20 times in the BGMC including sixth in the 100 fly (50.80), 13th in the 100 free (47.31), 18th in the 50 free (21.80) and 20th in the 200 free (1:45.03).

W&L will return to action on Feb. 16-19, taking part in the BGMC Championships at Wingate University.