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Collas Named ECAC Division III South Co-Swimmer of the Week

Dec. 11 – CENTREVILLE, Mass. – Bethany College freshman Jake Collas (South Park, Pa./South Park) has earned the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Division III South Co-Swimmer of the Week award, announced the ECAC on Wednesday.

Collas had a stellar week for the Bison, helping Bethany defeat Hiram College (120-99) for the first time since 1998. In the contest, Collas earned three victories, including two individual wins. He touched first in both the 100 breaststroke (1:03.68) and the 200 individual medley (2:11.26). He was also the second leg on a 200 medley relay team that took first place (1:45.94).

So far this season, Collas has been a picture of consistency for the Bison having captured first place in 15 of his 18 individual swims. He has helped the men’s team to a 5-3 record so far on the season, and has posted six individual wins in his last seven races as the Bison have won two of three.

A broadcasting major, Jake is the son of Steve and Cindy Collas of South Park, Pa.