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D&E’s Santos earns MEC swim honors

BRIDGEPORT –Davis & Elkins freshman Jiwh Santos earned the Mountain East Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week award, the league announced Wednesday.

Santos was impressive in his first collegiate action against Notre Dame College on Oct. 4. He won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.31, before earning a first-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 4.76.The freshman picked up a third-place finish in the 200-yard backstroke, completing the event in 2:11.32.

Rodriguez Mantos (UNC-Pembroke) earned the MEC Women’s Swimmer of the Week award.

D&E opens the home season at 6 p.m. on Oct. 18 against Urbana.

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