CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Junior Sam Fitzgerald (Springville, Iowa/Springville) has been named the Iowa Conference Female Swimmer of the Week for the first time this season.
Fitzgerald led Coe to the team title at the Kohawk Invite for the second-straight year, as the Kohawks finished with 1,040.5 points. Fitzgerald set four meet records, had four top-eight times in school history and had nine times that were in the top five in the Liberal Arts so far this year.
Coe's 200-yard freestyle relay team won in 1:40.88 with the 57th best time in the nation and the best in Liberal Arts. Fitzgerald's 100-yard IM time of 1:02.48 was the best in Liberal Arts this year. She won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.5, setting the meet record with the best time in Liberal Arts this year.
The Kohawks return to action on Jan. 4, as they travel to the Copa Coqui in San Juan, Puerto Rico.