APPLETON, Wis. — Lawrence University swimming standout Paige Witter has been named the Midwest Conference Swimmer of the Week.

Witter (Denver, Colo./Washington), a freshman, took the award after her performance in a dual meet with UW-Oshkosh on Dec. 13.¬†Witter won a pair of events and was part of a winning relay team in Lawrence’s 124-107 dual meet victory over UW-Oshkosh at Boldt Natatorium.

Witter raced to victory in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:01.82 and grabbed first in the 500 freestyle in 5:22.00. Witter also swam on the winning 200 medley relay team, which took first in 1:56.57.

This is the first conference Swimmer of the Week award for Witter.

The Vikings do not return to action until they travel to the University of Chicago Invitational on Jan. 10-11.