Campus Life

Swimmers earn Horn awards

A pair of swimmers earned Subway Pronghorn Athlete of the Week honours after their performances for the University of Lethbridge swim teams at the CIS Championship meet this past weekend.

Fifth-year swimmer Kristy Gabruck put a cap on her post-secondary career with a pair of personal best finishes and a new school record.

For the fourth time this season, Gabruck broke the Pronghorn school record en route to a seventh place finish in the 50-metre breaststroke event.

She just missed out on breaking another school record, in the 100m breaststroke, but still managed to eclipse her personal best time by two seconds, finishing 10th overall.

On the men's side, sophomore Jeff Nicol continued his ascent up the CIS swimming ranks. After earning his first Canada West medals in late January, Nicol moved up one place in the CIS rankings, finishing 13th in the 200m breaststroke, the only event in which he qualified for the finals.

Nicol narrowly missed the top 16 in both the 100m and 50m breaststroke events. He also swam in the 400m and 800m freestyle relays, where the Horns men's team finished 14th in both races.