Pacific Swimming: Oliver Simkovic Named MPSF Men's Swimmer of the Week
For the second time in the month freshman Oliver Simkovic (Vienna, Austria) has been selected as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation's Men's Swimmer of the Week on January 26, 2011. He also earned the award on January 13th.
Simkovic earn the distinction after three top-two finishes in individual events and a second place finish in the relays during Pacific's final home meet of the season. Oliver finished second in the 100 Back (52.37), first in the 200 Back (1:53.71) and first in the 400 IM (4:06.31). He then closed out the day with a second place finish in the 400 Medley Relay as a part of Pacific's "A" team with a collective time of 3:31.12. His times in each of the individual races were also new season best times in the events for the Tigers.
Oliver and the Tigers return to action on Friday, January 28 at Cal Poly at 2 p.m. Pacific then continues its trip down the California coast to Santa Barbara, Calif., on Saturday, January 29 to take on the Gauchos at 11 a.m.