Medlin Named American Swimmer of the Week

After helping Houston post a convincing win over conference foe Tulane in its home opener, Medlin caps of a strong week of swimming with the first weekly honor of her career and the first weekly honor for the Cougars this season.

Medlin opened the day with a second-place finish in the 200 Medley Relay (1:44.69), swimming the third leg of race and finishing right behind another Houston squad who took first-place in the event. In the 200 Freestyle, Medlin took second-place at 1:51.14 for her second podium finish of the day.

The junior would earn top honors in the 500 Freestyle, besting the competition with a finishing time of 4:53.91. Medlin concluded the day with another first-place finish, as she swam the second leg of the 400 Freestyle Relay to help the Cougars sweep the relays with a time of 3:29.38 in the event.