Weber Named SCIAC Male Athlete Of The Week
PASADENA, Calif. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced Tuesday that Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior swimmer Blake Weber has been named the SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week for Feb. 18-24. Weber is the third CMS swimmer to earn the honor this season, the others being sophomore Cameron Whiting and senior diver Carmen Lundell.
Last week Weber was named the SCIAC Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and swimming on four winning relays to lead the Stags to a win at the SCIAC Championships. Individually, he won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard & 200-yard backstrokes. He led off the winning 200 IM, 400-yard medley and 800-yard free relays and was also on the winning 400-yard free relay. The times in all seven events were NCAA qualifying times with the 200 IM an 'A' cut. Meet records were set in the 200 backstroke, 200 medley relay, 400 free and 800 free and CMS records were set in all four relays and the 100-yard backstroke.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was established in 1915. The league is currently comprised of nine private colleges and universities in Southern California: California Institute of Technology, California Lutheran University, Chapman University, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, University of La Verne, Occidental College, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, University of Redlands and Whittier College. The conference recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly and annual basis.