King's Vik Named Conference Carolinas Men's Swimmer of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.King University's Simen Vik has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, the Conference announced today.

A freshman from Sandnes, Norway, Vik notched four top-three finishes and broke one school record as King went 1-1 in its tri-meet with Mars Hill and Warren Wilson.

Vik won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:57.89, which was .20 off the King record. Vik finished second in the 500-yard freestyle, but set a school record in the event with a time of 4:56.56. Vik would also finish second in the 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard medley relay with times of 1:46.33 and 3:38.81, respectively.


Also nominated for Men's Swimmer of the Week:
Ander Arruabarrena (Emmanuel) - Three second-place finishes in three races.
Shaine Olmstead (Chowan) - One first-place finish and one second-place finish in two races.


2018-19 Men's Swimmers of the Week
Week One (Oct. 10) – Stanislas Raczynski (Emmanuel)
Week Two (Oct. 17) – Jonathan York (Barton)
Week Three (Oct. 24) – Rafael Mendes (Emmanuel)
Week Four (Oct. 31) – Thiago Rosa (Emmanuel)
Week Five (Nov. 7) – Simen Vik (King)