FAIRFIELD CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Feb. 20

MALE

NAME: Hakim Fleming

SCHOOL: Notre Dame-Fairfield

GRADE: Junior

SPORT: Wresting

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Won the heavyweight (285-pound) division in the Southwest Conference championships, defeating the tournament's No. 1 seed, New Fairfield's Austin Blum in an 11-4 decision. Fleming is currently 32-7 this season, his first as a varsity wrestler.

FEMALE

NAME: Nicole Huntsman

SCHOOL: Fairfield Ludlowe

SPORT: Girls gymnastics

GRADE: Senior

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Finished second in the all-around competition in the FCIAC championships with 35.150 points. Huntsman tied for second in the vault (9.10), sixth in the uneven bars (8.20), fourth in the balance beam (8.40) and first in the floor exercise (9.45).

Coaches who wish to nominate an athlete for Fairfield Citizen's Athlete of the Week can call Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Monday at 203-400-4765 or email him at celsberry@ctpost.com.