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Bradford and Orrego named Athletes of the Week

Bradford and Orrego named Athletes of the Week

This week's winners are Camilo Orrego (Men's Swimming Team) and Libby Bradford (Women's Volleyball)! Both of the athletes showed great performances which helped their teams represent Emmanuel on a very high level of competition. 

Camilo Orrego is a sophomore from Medelin, Colombia, it is his second time this season that he was selected to be an athlete of the week. His performance from week to week always places him in the spotlight and Camilo never tends to disappoint fans and his teammates. This week Camilo provided his team with an amazing 7 victories in 7 events that he participated in which led to the Lions taking 2nd place. Camilo set 3 meet records: 100 Individual medley (53.33); 400 Individual Medley (4:13.57) and 200 Individual Medley (1:57.29). Very impressive performance by Camilo! Great Job! 

Libby Bradford is a senior from Conyers, GA. Libby is a setter for the lady lions and she has always been one of leaders on and off the court, showing great performance especially in the moments that are crucial for the outcome of the game. This week was not an exception. Libby had a double-double versus Barton with 40 assists and 11 digs, also she added 4 kills and 2 aces which made her one of the most valuable players of the game. However, Libby continued her amazing streak and showed great performance against Mount Olive with 29 assists, 3 aces, 7 digs and 2 kills. These past two games have been outstanding for Libby, she was able to improve her statistics, averaging 11.5 assists, 3 digs and 1 kill per set, in the last two games. 

Congratulations to both Libby and Camilo for being athletes of the week! They both had great perfomances and we are looking forward to their continuing competition!