Athletes of the Week: Alex Valente and Bruna Magalhaes

Dos Pueblos' Alex Valente

Dos Pueblos’ Alex Valente

Dos Pueblos swimmer Alex Valente and SBCC tennis player Bruna Magalhaes were recognized as Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week on Monday.

Valente is coming off a record-breaking weekend at the Mt. SAC Meet of Champions. After setting the meet record in the 100 butterfly during Friday’s prelims, Valente came back and lowered his time to 48.86 in Saturday’s finals.

The sophomore placed second in the 100 backstroke and was a member of the medley relay team that set a Channel League record.

Magalhaes won the singles crown at the WSC Tournament. The freshman from Brazil qualified for the SoCal Regional in both singles and doubles.

Honorable Mentions included Walker Bell, Dos Pueblos Swimming; Robby Nesovic, UCSB Baseball; Daniel BUratto, Dos Pueblos Baseball; Glen Scher, UCSB Baseball; Carl Mendoza, Santa Barbara High Volleyball; Janelle Nguyen, Dos Pueblos Swimming, Veronika Gulvin, Dos Pueblos Softball; Jessica Cedillo, Westmont tennis.

The Athletes of the Week are selected each week by a panel of local sports media reporters. The candidates are identified by PresidioSports.com, Santa Barbara’s Community Sports News resource.

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