The Fairfield Citizen's Male and Female Athletes of the Week for Oct. 8 through 13.


Name: Strecker Backe

Grade: 12

School: Fairfield Prep

Sport: Football

Accomplishment: Backe rushed for a touchdown and threw for one in the Jesuits' 39-6 win over Cheshire on Friday night.


Name: Claire Bollman

Grade: 12

School: Fairfield Warde

Sport: Girls Swimming

Accomplishment: Bollman placed first in four events in the Mustangs' 105-70 win over crosstown rival Ludlowe on Wednesday.

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