Schwalb Named Big West Swimmer of the Week

Nov. 5, 2009

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Senior Jessica Schwalb was named the Big West Conference's Co-Swimmer of the Week it was announced on Wednesday. The Ridgecrest, Calif. native shares the honor with Cal Poly's Lacy Buck.

Schwalb earned her the first weekly accolade of her career after winning all three of her events at last Saturday's triple distance dual at Cal Poly. The senior won the 100 individual medley in a time of 1:00.85, the 200 IM in 2:08.00 and the 400 IM in 4:28.02.

The Gaucho swim teams will be back in action next week when they host Cal State Northridge and UC San Diego's men's and women's teams in a triple dual at Campus Pool on Nov. 13. All the action is slated for a noon start.

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