Matt King Named CCIW Men's Swimmer of the Week

kingNAPERVILLE, Ill. - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology freshman Matt King (Libertyville, Ill.) has been named the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Men's Swimmer of the Week for his efforts at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Invitational on Saturday.

King helped Rose-Hulman sweep all 16 men's events by finishing first in the two distance freestyle races.  He won the 500-freestyle in a time of 4:53.25 and captured top honors in the 1650-freestyle in 16:32.32.

Earlier this season, King established school records in the 1,000-freestyle against Wabash (9:57.19) and the 1,650-freestyle at the DePauw Invitational (16:29.42).  He also ranks second all-time in the 500-freestyle.

Rose-Hulman returns to action with its Senior Day home meet against DePauw on Saturday at 1 p.m.