EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 1. NORTHWESTERN University named swimmer Kellan O'Connor its male Athlete of the Week on January 29. The selections were based on athletic competition from January 22-28.
Sophomore Kellan O'Connor (Phoenix, Ariz./Brophy Prepatory) broke a pool and school record on his way to victory in the 200 butterfly against Ohio State and Iowa on Friday. His time of 1:46.59 breaks his previous school record, set a year ago, by .39 of a second, and breaks the pool record by 1.94 seconds.
On Saturday, O'Connor finished the two-day meet with a first in the 400 individual medley (3:59.51) and a second in the 100 butterfly (49.72). Each of his times were team and personal season bests.