Clare Slagel Named Iowa Conference Athlete of the Week

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced the Clare Slagel has been named the Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 16.

Slagel, a sophomore, was named the Female Swimmer of the Year at the Liberal Arts Championships for the second consecutive year, going 7-for-7 in first-place finishes with five Championship and three school records. She won the 100 backstroke (55.44), 500 freestyle (4:58.91) and 200 backstroke (1:59.14) and swam on Luther’s winning 200 medley (1:43.99), 800 freestyle (7:48.26), 400 medley (3:50.23) and 400 freestyle (3:34.48) relays. Slagel achieved an NCAA B-Cut in four of the seven events (400 medley relay, 500 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay) and currently ranks in the top-10 nationally in five events (100 & 200 backstrokes, 200 & 400 medley relays, 500 freestyle).



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