UMass Swimmers From Overland Park Recognized for Achievement

Two University of Massachusetts swimmers hailing from Overland Park were recently recognized as Men’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week.

The Atlantic 10 Conference announced last week that Michael Glenn, a 2011 Blue Valley West graduate, and University of Massachusetts Junior, was the Performer of the Week for results at the Rhode Island Invitational held January 10-11, 2014. Glenn led the Minutemen to the Invitational title with three individual wins and was part of the 400-yd medley relay title team as well. Glenn captured first-place in the 100-yd breaststroke (59:03), the 200-yd breaststroke (2:08.88) and the 400-yd Individual Medley (4:08.40).

(original release available at: http://www.umassathletics.com/sports/m-swim/spec-rel/011414aaa.html)

UMass freshman Heath Maginn, who graduated from St. James Academy-Lenexa in 2013, was named A-10 Men’s Rookie of the Week on Tuesday. On Wednesday, he was selected Eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week for Division I - New England. Maginn recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yd backstroke (54.82) and the 200-yd backstroke (1:55.41) in a dual meet against Bryant on January 18, 2013. His margin of victory in the 200-yd backstroke was larger than eight seconds.
(original release available at http://www.umassathletics.com/sports/m-swim/spec-rel/012314aaa.html)

For other UMass swimming news, see http://www.umassathletics.com/sports/m-swim/spec-rel/umas-m-swim-spec-rel.html; or contact Media Relations at (413) 545-2439.

#

To our users and readers

Press Release Central has moved to a new server. What does this mean for you? Releases posted prior to March 1, 2012 have gone away, as has your old account registration info. Everyone will need to re-register for an account. We apologize for this inconvenience.




Want your event in our calendar?

Would you like your event published in The Kansas City Star? We’d be glad to consider it.

Enter your event

.

About Press Release Central

Press Release Central is Kansas City’s largest community site for press releases announcing news of all kinds: business, entertainment, sports and more. Releases stay for an extended period, so messages live a long life. And if you’re hunting for tips or information, just search to find news, names and subjects you might have missed.