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Tjaard Krusch, Men's Swimming

Tjaard Krusch, Men's Swimming

The Male Athlete of the Week presented by Valley View Dental for the week ending Feb. 18 is men's swimming freshman Tjaard Krusch.

Krusch earned the honor of Most Outstanding Rookie Performer of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday.

On Thursday, the Dorshiem, Germany native took home two silver medals. He captured second place in the 200-IM and was a member of the 200-freestyle relay team that took second.

Friday, Krusch grabbed a bronze medal in the 100-backstroke with an NCAA ‘B’ cute time of 48.12.