BURLINGTON, Ont. – Eli Wall has been named Investors Group Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Male Athlete of the Week, powered by 2XU, for the period ending February 13, 2018.
Male Athlete of the Week – Eli Wall (Ottawa, Ont.) – 5th Year – Toronto Varsity Blues
Backed by well-decorated experience on the OUA’s biggest stage, Toronto Varsity Blues swimming Eli Wall continued his dominance in the pool at the 2018 OUA Swimming Championship, helping him to this week’s Male Athlete of the Week honours.
The fifth year veteran won four gold medals, while also earning one silver and one bronze medal as the Varsity Blues men's swimming team claimed their 15th straight OUA banner this past weekend at Western University.
A native of Ottawa, Wall won both the 100-metre and 200-metre breaststroke events in OUA record time and earned an OUA Grand Slam award for his fourth career victory in the 200-metre race. The genome biology major also helped U of T to victories in both the 200-metr and 400-metre medley relays, while earning the silver medal in the 50-metre breaststroke and bronze medal in the 200-metre IM to cap off his winning weekend.