Hellauer garners Rookie of the Week award

Union College freshman swimmer Matthew Hellauer, a Shelton High graduate, was named Rookie of the Week by the Liberty League on Monday, Jan. 14.

In the 200-yard medley relay, Hellauer was part of the foursome that posted a 1:39.11 time which ranked first.

Hellauer, the Liberty League Rookie of the Week for Jan. 7, followed up the relay with a first place finish in the 1650-yard freestyle, clocking in at 17:00.61.

He added onto his accolades on the night as the freshman also took the 500-yard freestyle event, earning a time of 4:54.89.