Arizona's Albert Subirats Named Pac-10 Men's Swimmer of the Month

Jan. 11, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA's Albert Subirats has been named Pac-10 Men's Swimmer of the Month for December, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Subirats, from Valencia, Venezuela, won four individual events after posting an Arizona school record in both the 100 -backstroke(45.9) and the 100-fly (45.0) at the 2006 Texas Invite, Nov. 30 - Dec.2 in Austin, Texas.

The junior also won the 100-free after posting an automatic qualifying time of 45.52, one of the fastest times in the country, and went on to win the 50-free with a time of 19.5. In addition to his individual titles, Subirats swam on both first-place medley relay races at the Texas Invite.

This is the first monthly honor for Subirats and Arizona's first Swimmer of the Month honor all-time.

2006-07 PAC-10 MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Nov. - Hongzhe Sun, Sr., STAN; Dec. - Albert Subirats, Jr., ARIZ.

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