LeRoy Stevens Named Horizon League Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete Of The Week
Oct. 26, 2004
Chicago, Ill.- After a stellar performance during the Flames' opening weekend, junior LeRoy Stevens (Arlington Heights, Ill./Prospect) was honored with the Horizon League's Men's Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week award, the league announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Stevens, who holds the UIC record in the 100-yard freestyle with a 45.38, was dynamic in the sprint-freestyle events against Eastern Illinois on Saturday. The third-year standout won the 50 free in 21.47 and took the 100 free in 47.12.
He was also vital as the leadoff man in the squad's 1:25.91 200-free relay, swimming a 21.41 50-yard freestyle mark.
On Sunday, Stevens propelled the Flames to an awesome team showing at the Northwestern Relays, using his team season-best 200 free split of 1:47.15 in the 800-yard freestyle relay to set the tone for UIC's second-place finish.
The UIC swimming and diving teams face Wright State in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday, October 30th at 2:00 p.m.