by Alan Babbitt
Hope College's Liam Faber has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Swimmer of the Week.
The sophomore from Grand Rapids, Michigan (East Kentwood HS) is receiving the honor for the first time in his career.
Faber swam a season-best time during a tri-meet on Saturday against two NCAA Division II schools, Davenport University and Saginaw Valley State University.
He recorded his fastest time in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1 minute, 3.90 seconds. He finished fourth.
Faber also placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:20.03 and the 400 individual medley at 4:33.81.