Wednesday, March 27, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's swimming freshman Matt Baurle (Jeannette, PA / Penn Trafford) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of March 25.
Baurle finished competition at the 2013 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday. He placed eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke on Friday, earning the distinction of All-American in the process. Baurle finished in a school-record time of 55.93, breaking his own school-record of 56.10 that he set in the preliminaries. On Saturday, Baurle finished 25th in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:05.59) and also competed in the 200 yard individual medley on Wednesday.
Baurle was part of the Titan men's swimming & diving team that took home the 2013 PAC Championship, with head coach Rob Kalmut being named Men's Coach of the Year.