Courtesy: America East Communications

UVM, UNH Split Week #2 Swimming & Diving Awards

Release: 10/22/2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Vermont and New Hampshire went head-to-head in a meet at the Wildcat’s home this past weekend, in which UNH was victorious. Here’s a look at this week’s awards:

Swimmer of the Week
Lauren McCandless, Sr., New Hampshire
Macungie, Pa.

  • Tallied two first-place and one third-place individual performances to help UNH to a home-win over America East foe Vermont.
  • Clocked in at 2:02.03 in the 200-yard fly and 5:03.61 in the 500-yard free for first-place wins, while placing third in the 100-yard butterfly (59.63).
  • McCandless was part of a quartet that took third in the 500-yard freestyle relay, collecting a time of 1:51.44.
  • Currently ranks 28th (200-yard fly) and 137th (500-yard free) on in her most recent top-two performances among Division I swimmers.

Diver of the Week
Rebecca Schreiber, Sr., Vermont
Cape Coral, Fla.

  • Notched her first victory of the year with a win in the three-meter dive with a score of 228.08.
  • Earned a point for the Catamounts in the one-meter dive.

Around the League

  • Vermont’s Christa Weaver collected a pair of first-place victories in the 50 and 100-free, for a team-leading six victories on the year.
  • UMBC’s Talor Tadena won the 50 and 100-yard free events in UMBC's meet against Navy.
  • Corinna Darelius of UMBC claimed the top-spot in the three-meter competition against Navy.
  • UNH’s Nicole Zahka competed in the one-meter and three-meter boards, tallying two second place finishes

2013 America East Swimming and Diving Weekly Award Winners

 Oct.    15 – Swimmer of the Week: Jenna Bull, New Hampshire
                  Diver of the Week: Nicole Zahka, New Hampshire

          22 - Swimmer of the Week: Lauren McCandless, New Hampshire
                 Diver of the Week: Rebecca Schreiber, Vermont