LA JOLLA, Calif. – UC San Diego senior swimmer Tim Fuller was named the Division II National Collegiate Male Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com for his efforts over the weekend at the prestigious Speedo Cup in Long Beach.
Fuller helped the Triton men finish in sixth place at the Speedo Cup with five NCAA “A” times during the meet. His first “A” cut of the meet came in his eighth place finish in the 50 freestyle (20.77). He finished off the first day with another “A” qualifying time in the 400 medley relay, combining with Devin Ancona, Todd Langland and Daniel Perdew for a team time of 3:23.83. His split during that race was 44.57 seconds.
The sprinter from Santee, Calif., began his second day with the freestyle leg of the 200 Medley Relay. He, along with Evan Hsaio, Jesse Marin and Devin Ancona posted an “A” time of 1:33.14, good enough for 5th place in the event. . He also swam the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:40.85, allowing him to grab yet another NCAA “A” cut on hiis second day swims.
His fifth “A” cut of meet came in the 100 freestyle on the third day of competition, finishing seventh in the event with his time of 45.36 seconds. That time was the fourth fastest time ever recorded by a UCSD male swimmer.
Fuller and his teammates will have a few weekends off before returning to action on January 27 at the UC Irvine Invitational.