Wyoming's Storz Named MWC Men's Swimmer of the Week

Jan. 11, 2002

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming junior Damian Storz has been namedMountain West Conference men's swimmer of the week.

Storz, a Woodlands, Calif., native, brought home two first place finishes anda second place finish in last weekend's Irvine Invitationals in Irvine,Calif. Storz posted victories in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:18.33) and the200-yard individual medley (1:57.15) and concluded his weekend by turning ina season-best time of 53.07 in the 100-yard butterfly. This is his secondswimmer of the week award in a row and third of the season.

The Cowboys return to action on Thursday, Jan. 24, as they welcome Utah to Corbett Pool for a dual meet.

This week in the MWC: The Air Force Academy plays host to the BYU Cougars in a dual meet set for Saturday, Jan. 12, while UNLV travels to Honolulu to take on Hawaii in a dual meet, also on Jan. 12. Utah will also be in action this week as they take on Washington in a dual meet on Fri. Jan. 11 in Federal Way, Wash.