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Subarits National swimmer of week feb
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 08, 2008
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SOMERS, Wis.--UA swimming star Albert Subarits earned Division I National Swimmer of the Week honors for Jan. 28-Feb. 3, his second honor from staffers.

He joined Christine Magnuson of Tennessee at atop D-I and four other national swimmers at Division II and III in earning the citation.

The six were selected?by a panel of collegiate coaches and nominated by coaches, sports information directors, conference representatives and staffers.

Subarits, a senior from valencia, Venezuela, helped No. 2 Arizona knock off the top-ranked Texas Longhorns last Saturday in Tucson, UA's first victory over Texas in a dual meet.?Subirats started off the day in the 200 yard medley relay for Arizona, with a?first-place finish. Subirats also had firsts in the 100 yard backstroke and 50 freestyle.

Subarits earlier earned the NCSW honor in December.

Arizona team?swims at Arizona State Feb. 16 and moves to the Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif., the first week in March.


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