Oct. 27, 2004
LAS VEGAS - UNLV's Joe Bartoch was named the National Collegiate Swimmer-of-the-Week by CollegeSwimming.com, it was announced on Tuesday. One men's and one women's swimmer from each college division are named to the team each week, and are selected by a panel of collegiate coaches.
Bartoch, a junior of London, Ontario, won two individual events and swam on one first-place relay to lead the Rebels to a 152.5-141.5 upset of 17th-ranked Arizona State in the season opener for both teams on Friday. The only double-event winner of the meet, he claimed first in both the 100 yard free (45.99) and 100 fly (49.79). while also swam the 200 medley relay to first in a time of 1:31.16.
The Rebels (1-0) will next host Mountain Conference rival Utah on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2 pm in Buchanan Nataorium.