Max Riedel and Danielle Pong

Max Riedel and Danielle Pong

Max Riedel of men’s swimming and Danielle Pong of women’s swimming have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for November 5, 2018.

In a tri-meet hosted by Widener on Saturday, Max Riedel placed first in the 1,000-yard freestyle. The senior swam a time of 10:31.58 to beat the field by over 11 seconds. He was later third in the 500 free with his time of 5:08.61.

Danielle Pong had three top-three finishes. She was second in both the 200-yard breaststroke and the 200 individual medley. She turned in a 2:36.58 in the 200 breaststroke and a 2:20.43 in the individual medley. Pong added a third-place finish in the 50 freestyle with her time of 25.89.

Complete List of Hood College Athletes of the Week