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Heckel Named AMCC Men's Swimmer of the Week

Heckel Named AMCC Men's Swimmer of the Week


10/31/2016 — ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Penn State Altoona freshman David Heckel (Lititz, PA/Warwick) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Men's Swimmer of the Week on Monday.

Heckel had a standout day in his team's home opener this past Saturday afternoon, when the Lions defeated AMCC opponent Pitt-Bradford 104-96. The freshman recorded two individual first place finishes, and he was part of the group that placed first in a relay event.

Heckel won the 200 Yard IM, recording a time of 2:05.32. He also finished first in the 100 Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:03.42. Additionally, Heckel was part of the squad that finished atop the standings in the 200 Yard Medley Relay with a combined time of 1:42.91.

This is Heckel's first AMCC weekly award of his collegiate swimming career.

Penn State Altoona men's swimming is back in action this Friday, November 4 when it travels to compete against non-conference opponent Bethany College in a dual meet beginning at 5:00 p.m.

TAGS: men's swimming