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Bluegrass Mountain Conference Names Stevens and Faber Swimmers of the Week

Queens University of Charlotte swimmers Hendrik Faber and McKenzie Stevens have named the male and female swimmers of the week by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference.
 
The Royals had back-to-back meets last week, taking on NCAA Division I institution Duke University on Friday before hosting fellow conference members Lenoir-Rhyne University and Limestone College on Saturday morning in the Levine Center.
 
Against Duke, Faber registered a first place finish and a second place finish. The freshman was the top finisher in the 500-yard Freestyle with a time of 4:31.29, more than four seconds faster than his next closest competitor. His runner-up finish came in the 1,000-yard Freestyle, finishing less than a second behind Duke's Matt Johnson.
 
On Saturday, Faber won the 1,000-yard Freestyle race with an NCAA Division II 'B' Standard of 9:31.13.
 
Stevens collected one win and three second place finishes during the weeked and was also a member of a relay victory. The senior had three of the Royals eight second place finishes in the meet, taking silver in the 200-yard Butterfly (2:00.35), the 100-yard Freestyle (51.26) and the 100-yard Butterfly (56.23). Her final time in the 200-yard Butterfly was just .08 off the pace of race winner Isa Paez.
 
She swam the second leg of the 400-yard Freestyle Relay against the Blue Devils, teaming with Shelly Prayson, Alexandra Marshall and Kyrie Dobson to turn in a time of 3:26.43. Stevens won the 100-yard Butterfly in Saturday's event, finishing with a time of 56.95 to claim victory.