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Raczynski and De Blanck Named Athletes of the Week

Raczynski and De Blanck Named Athletes of the Week

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - This weeks Athletes of the Week are Stanislas Raczynski of Men's Swimming and Julie de Blanck of Women's Volleyball.

Raczynski is a Junior swimmer from Leudon en Brie, France. He specializes in Distance Freestyle and has been a powerhouse for the Lions over the last few seasons. At the 2017 CSCAA Open Water National Championships held in Lawrence, Kansas, Raczynski finished 6th place overall. This impressive performance helped the Lions secure a 3rd place finish, behind Division 1 competitors Missouri and Washington State. One year ago, Raczynski was the national champion and national record holder for this inagural event.

Julie de Blanck is a junior from Copenhagen, Denmark. Julie has been a leader on the Women's Volleyball team since the moment she arrived as a freshman. This past week, Julie added 25 kills, 5 solo blocks, and 8 block assists to her stats in two games against Conference Carolina Foe's Erskine and Belmont Abbey. Julie is one of the strongest players in the conference and is a key to Emmanuel's success on the court.

Congratulations to both Stanislas Raczynski and Julie de Blanck on their impressive performances this week!

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