DENVER – UNLV's Hayden Hemmens has been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week for Dec. 18-24.
Hemmens, a junior from Newport Beach, Calif., swept all three individual freestyle events and anchored a relay win in a dual against CSU Bakersfield. Hemmens notched a 1:38.44 in the 200 freestyle which places him sixth best in the WAC. He also won the 100 freestyle (45.54) and the 500 freestyle (4:38.75). Hemmens helped the 400 freestyle relay to a first-place finish in a time of 3:05.48. The junior currently holds the sixth best time in the WAC for the 500 freestyle.
Other swimmer nominee: Kris Rogic of CSU Bakersfield earned first in three individual events and a relay.