BAY CITY, Mich. - Ashland University freshman Kaylyn Murphy (West Carollton, Ohio / West Carollton) and junior Braxton Wright (Lexington, Ohio / Lexington) were named Great Lake Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Women's and Men's Swimming & Diving "Athletes of the Week," respectively, for their efforts last weekend.
GLIAC Women's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week:
Kaylyn Murphy - Ashland University
Freshman - West Carollton, Ohio / West Carollton
Ashland University freshman Kaylyn Murphy finished first in the 100 freestyle (52.26) and 200 freestyle (1:54.15) and was part of the first place 400 free relay (3:34.72) in Ashland's meet with Wright State on Sunday (Dec. 16). Ashland lost to the Division I school, 142-99.
Braxton Wright - Ashland University
Junior - Lexington, Ohio / Lexingto
Ashland University junior Braxton Wright helped the Eagles defeat Wright State last Sunday (Dec. 16), 117-113. The junior posted two individual victories, winning the 50 freestyle (21:15) and 100 freestyle (46.89). He was on the 400 free relay that finished first (3:08.49).