BALTIMORE, Md. – Jackson Penner (Newille, Pa./Big Spring), a member of the Goucher College swimming team, has been named the Landmark Conference Men's Swimming Athlete of the Week for the first week of the season. It is the sophomore's first conference honor.
Penner didn't spend much time in the pool, but made sure that he was the fastest man in the pool when he was in the water. Penner won the 50 back with a time of 28.69, the 50 free with a time of 23.77 and the 100 free with a time of 52.40.
Penner becomes the first Gopher swimmer to earn the honor since Colin Ritcher for the week of November 1-8, 2015.
The Goucher swimming team returns to action on October 26 at Elizabethtown College along with Immaculata University. Start time is 1 p.m.