Swimming & Diving
Bryan Williams and Summer Strickler win Swimmer of the Year honors.
Spartan men break 200 freestyle relay record on Friday evening.
Freshman Brennan Labar scores points for the Spartans on 1-meter.
Spartans sit in ninth after two events.
Spartan men take on conference foes in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Junior Season: Posted the second-best time on the team in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:38.04, swam the a career-best time of 45.25 in the 100 freestyle and was a member of the 400 freestyle relay that placed sixth overall with a time of 2:58.92 and the 200 freestyle relay that finished sixth with a time of 1:20.61 at the U.S. Winter Nationals ... Posted the fifth-best time on the team in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:43.70 at the Notre Dame meet ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... Qualified for the US Olympic Trials in the 200 freestyle in Omaha, Neb. ... Finished 14th in the 200 freestyle at the Big Ten Championship meet with a time of 1:37.09 ... Shaved eight seconds off his season-best time in the 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championship meet, swimming 4:30.24 ... Swam another season-best at the Big Ten's in the 200 freestyle (1:36.29) ... Won the Men's Jason Vadney Spartan of the Year Award.
Freshman Season: Part of 400 medley relay that set school record with a time of 3:13.04 ... Placed 21st in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:26.25 at the Big Ten Championship meet, where he also set another season-best time in the 200 freestyle (1:37.55).
High School:Four-time letter winner and two-time captain at Mundelein High School...All-American and All-State selection in 2009 and 2010...First-team All-State in water polo in 2010...Three-time team MVP...Holds schools records in the 200 and 500 freestyle, and the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.
Personal: Born on December 3, 1991 ... Son of Timothy and Eileen Falconer ... Majoring in urban and regional planning.
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