Bjork Named Swimmer of the Week in ASC
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Jake Bjork, a freshman swimmer for the Eagles this season, was named one of the Appalachian Swimming Conference's Swimmers of the Week on Tuesday. It was the Eagles' first honor of the year.
From the ASC offices:
Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Jake Bjork – Asbury University (Freshman; Monkato, Minnesota)
Bjork led the Eagles to a fourth place finish at the Centre College Colonel Classic. In his individual events, Bjork took three top-three finishes with his top swimming coming in the 500 Freestyle, where he took first place with a time of 5:01.73. He would go on to take second in the 200 Freestyle in 1:50.73 and second in the 1650 Freestyle in17:40.44. Bjork also swam on two relays splitting 1:50.16 on the winning 800 Freestyle Relay (7:25.80) and leading-off Asbury’s “B” 200 Freestyle Relay (1:33.46) with a 23.30 in route to a sixth place finish. In the ASC, Bjork currently ranks 23rd in the 100 Freestyle, 20th in the 500 Freestyle, 8th in the 1000 Freestyle, and 12th in the 1650 Freestyle,