McGrew, Culver Named Wesleyan Athletes of the Week for Jan. 5-11

McGrew, Culver Named Wesleyan Athletes of the Week for Jan. 5-11

BUCKHANNON – The first West Virginia Wesleyan College student-athletes of the week for 2015 are men's basketball player Tanner McGrew and women's swimmer Kimberly Culver.

Tanner, a 6-8, 265-pound senior forward from Buckhannon, W. Va. helped the Bobcats to a 1-1 week.

He poured in 21 points and 18 rebounds against Notre Dame in an 80-64 victory. Then against No. 1 West Liberty, he added 15 points and eight rebounds.

McGrew is currently first in rebounding in the Mountain East Conference averaging 11.3 rebounds per game.

Culver is a 5-9 sophomore from Culpepper, Va.

In a dual meet with West Virginia University-Tech, she won two individual races – the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.29 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:43.89.

She was also part of the 200-yard medley relay foursome that won their event in 1:57.81.

The Wesleyan athletes of the week will be recognized in Wednesday's Record Delta, the local newspaper in Buckhannon.