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COLUMBIA, Ky. – Lindenwood-Belleville's (Ill.) Niels Engeln is the Mid-South Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week, conference officials announced on Tuesday.

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Niels Engeln – Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) – Fr. – Recklinghausen, Germany

  • Engeln posted a pair of top-10 finishes at the Delta State (Miss.) Christmas Invite this past weekend.
  • He started the event with a fourth-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:07.90, which was under the national A standard time and set a new program record.
  • Engeln also anchored a 400-yard freestyle relay team for the Lynx, where the team finished 10th with a time of 3:18.34, which hit the national A standard.
  • Lindenwood-Belleville finished third at the event with a total of 519 points.
  • Engeln earns his first swimmer of the week honor this season and of his career.


Men's Swimmer of the Week – School

Sept. 26

Matija Rafaj – Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.)

Oct. 3

Isaac Lewis – Campbellsville (Ky.)

Oct. 10

Warren Massimini – Loyola (La.)

Oct. 17

Igor Dozortsev – Cumberlands (Ky.)

Oct. 24

Jon Tarpey – Loyola (La.)

Oct. 31

Diego Menendez Muniz – Cumberlands (Ky.)

Nov. 7

Clemens Paetzold – Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

Nov. 14

Nico Tscherner – Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.)

Nov. 21

Clemens Paetzold – Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

Dec. 5

Carl Rogne – Cumberlands (Ky.)

Dec. 13

Niels Engeln – Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.)