OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Just days prior to competing at the Liberal Arts Championships, the Illinois Tech men's swimming and diving team has earned some recognition. For the second time this season, junior Brendan Howley has been recognized as the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month for Men's Swimming.
The Glen Ellyn, Illinois native wins the honor for January after three strong meets. To begin the month, he won both the 50 Yard Freestyle (22.01s) and 100 Yard Breaststroke (58.55s) events in a dual meet at Lawrence on January 14. Just one week later in a home dual against Carroll, Howley won the 200 Yard Breaststroke (2:15.15) and placed second in another 50 Yard Freestyle swim (22.08). To conclude the month, Howley won the 100 Meter Breaststroke in a dual meet at Lake Forest on January 28 with a time of 1:05.77.
Tech swimming and diving competes at the Liberal Arts Championships from Wednesday through Saturday at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. Information on the week's events can be found here.