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Fesenko Earns Second Big Ten Swimmer of the Week Accolade -- November 2, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, November 2. SENIOR Sergiy Fesenko earned his second Big Ten Swimmer of the Week accolade this season, as announced by the conference office on Nov. 1 for the week ending Oct. 30.

Fesenko collected his third consecutive distance crown of the season with the sixth-fastest time in school history in the 1,000-yard freestyle. The Kiev, Ukraine native turned in a scintillating 9:09.14. Fesenko continued his recent run of success by blowing by Minnesota's Adam Mitchell (1:50.14) for a winning 1:49.99 performance in the 200-yard butterfly. Fesenko remained undefeated in the distance events this season with his third title of the meet. He turned in a 4:28.00 to take first in the 500-yard freestyle.

"Sergiy had an outstanding meet against Minnesota by winning three tough events," head coach Ray Looze said. "He won with three great times. It is nice to see him recognized for his performance."