Freshman Lindgren wins swimmingly, named Mariners men's athlete of the week

Freshman Kevin Lindgren, who won two events the USMMA Invitational on Saturday, was named the Mariners men's athlete of the week.

Lindgren captured the 100-yard backstroke in 53.24, finishing more than three seconds ahead of University of Bridgeport junior Said Mosquera, who swam the race in 56.99.

In the 200 backstroke, Lindgren also won that event in 1:56.25. That was more than 10 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher, Southern Connecticut State University junior Thomas Kuhn, who was clocked in 2:07.54.

The Mariners next will be in action at The College of New Jersey Invite on Dec. 2-4.