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Burke becomes OC's first RMAC swimmer of the week


December 6, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec. 5, 2018) – Jimmy Burke made a bit of Oklahoma Christian athletic history on Wednesday, when he became the first from OC to be named as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's men's swimmer of the week.

Burke, a freshman from Deer Park, Texas, shined for the Eagles over the weekend in the Hendrix Invitational in Conway, Ark., winning two distance events at the meet.

On Friday night, Burke bested a field of 16 swimmers to win the 500-yard freestyle in 4:54.51, and the next day, he won the 1,650-yard freestyle in 17:23.09, topping a field of nine competitors.

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