PUEBLO, Colo. (December 15, 2016) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Malin Wallmon (Sr., Stockholm, Sweden) and Thomas Staines (Fr., Colorado Springs, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Wallmon shined on her senior day at the Sam Jones Aquatic Center. Competing in her final collegiate meet, Wallmon earned two of the Pack's four individual victories. She also contributed to a relay win.
The senior swimmer took first in the 50 breaststroke in a time of 32.97. Wallmon returned to win her final college race in the 100 meter breaststroke with a time of 1:11.87, more than three seconds faster than the field.
In her first race of the day, Wallmon swam the second leg of the Pack's 200 yard medley relay team that the Pack finished first.
Wallmon totaled 20 individual points for the Pack. She also finished fourth in the 100m butterfly with a time of 1:08.25.
On the men's side, Staines has the fastest time in NCAA Division II in the 800m after he ran a converted time of 1:52.39, a provisional mark.
In his first collegiate indoor meet, Staines won the race at the Colorado Mines Alumni Classic Dec. 9. The mark was just .26 off the CSU-Pueblo record.
The Pack swim & dive team returns to the pool Jan. 7 to compete at the Austin College Invite. The ThunderWolves' Indoor Track & Field squad returns to action Jan. 14 and will compete in The Shootout at Western State in Gunnison, Colo.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.
Past Pack Athletes of the Week
Dec. 7 – Molly Rohrer/Nelson Kahler
Nov. 30 – Katie Cunningham/Mark Williams
Nov. 25 - Miriam Roberts/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 16 - Megan Schultz/Joseph Jones
Nov. 9 - Laikyn Koss/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 2 - Mariangel Perez/Aaron Strunk
Oct. 26 - Alison Darr/Rex Dausin
Oct. 19 - April McDonough/Brandon Payer
Oct. 12 - Rianna Lockhart/Bernard McDondle
Oct. 5 - Katie Burnett/Derrick Williams
Sept. 28 - Sandra Grimaldo/Kyle Rosenbrock
Sept. 21 - Elena Michalski/Emery Taylor
Sept. 14 - Miriam Roberts/Jake Ice