HALIFAX, N.S. - Atlantic University Sport announced the Subway Athletes of the Week today and Swimming's Brett Liem was selected as the Male Athlete of the Week for this past weekend's performance at the AUS Championships.
Subway AUS Athletes of the Week
Week ending Feb. 9, 2020
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Brett Liem
University : Acadia University
Sport: Men's Swimming
Hometown: Bedford, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: BSc
Brett Liem of the Acadia Axemen swim team i s the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2020.
A fourth-year science student from Bedford, N.S., Liem was named AUS Swimmer of the Meet this past weekend at the Subway AUS Swimming Championships hosted by Dalhousie.
He topped the podium in the 50m and 100m freestyle events and captured silver in the 100m breaststroke and 50m butterfly races, leading the Axemen to their first AUS men's swimming championship title since 1981.
As a member of the Axemen 4x100m medley relay team, he not only captured gold but set a new AUS record.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Isabel Sarty
University: Dalhousie University
Sport: Women's Swimming
Hometown: Halifax, N.S.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Neuroscience
Isabel Sarty of the Dalhousie Tigers women's swim team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2020.
A third-year neuroscience student from Halifax, N.S., Sarty was named the AUS Swimmer of the Meet at this weekend's Subway AUS Swimming Championships hosted by Dalhousie.
At Friday's championship luncheon she was also named the AUS Swimmer of the Year for the second consecutive season.
At the conference championship, Sarty topped the podium in the 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle events—setting new AUS records twice in the 100m freestyle (heats and finals). She also set a new Dalhousie and Nova Scotia Senior record in the 200m freestyle.
She earned another three gold medals as a member of Dalhousie relay teams, setting two more conference records in the 4x100m freestyle and 4x100m medley relays.
The Tigers team win marked their 19 th consecutive AUS women's swimming conference title.