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Penn State swimming: Ryan earns weekly Big Ten honor

Penn State’s Shane Ryan was named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week on Tuesday.

In earning his first career conference honor, the sophomore won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke, and also was a part of the winning 400 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams in a meet against Virginia and Texas last weekend. He also took second in the 200 freestyle and with the 200 free relay team.

The Nittany Lions visit Texas on Dec. 5-7.