Beetcher And Keller Named Athletes Of The Week

Keller and Beetcher - Athletes of the Week

January 7, 2019

Brittany Beetcher          

Sophomore Brittney Beetcher continued her dominance in the pool she started the 2018-19 campaign with, collecting two individual victories on the day in the 1000-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle events in the first meet of the 2019 year. Beetcher clocked in an impressive time of 10:16.03 in the 1000-yard freestyle event, claiming first place and finishing an entire 13 seconds ahead of the second placed swimmer from Liberty. She collected the win in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:01.20.

Troy Keller              

Troy Keller won by technical fall to help the Bulls defeat Hofstra, 25-12 on Sunday afternoon. The Bulls’ 165-pounder shut out Corey Langner, 15-0, and need just 5:03 to earn the tech fall. Keller jumped out to a 8-0 lead after the first period with the help of a takedown, a 4-point near fall and a 2-point near fall. The junior grappler added another 4-point near fall in the second period.