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Catamounts Sweep Week #6 Swimming & Diving Awards

Release: 11/19/2013
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – America East swimming and diving teams hit the road with a full-slate of meets this past weekend. Here’s a look at this week’s award winners:

Swimmer of the Week
Christa Weaver, So., Vermont
South Burlington, Vt.

  • Tallied seven individual victories over the weekend against Central Connecticut State University, Merrimack and Bryant.
  • Collected wins in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free with times of 24.05, 52.78 and 1:55.27, respectively, in the meet against CCSU and Merrimack.
  • Helped her team notch three wins, including 215-84 vs. CCSU, 48-9 over Merrimack and 169.5-11.5 against Bryant.
  • Swam the anchor leg of the 200 medley relay to lift the Catamounts to a first-place time of 1:49.57.

Diver of the Week
Maggie Preston, So., Vermont

West Hartford, Conn.

  • Tallied three individual wins and a second-place finish against Central Connecticut State, Merrimack and Bryant.
  • Posted her best marks of the season against Bryant in both the one-meter (259.30) and the three-meter (234.70).
  • Notched a first-place score of 226.70 in the one-meter and a second-place tally of 218.90 in a tri-meet against CCSU and Merrimack.

Around the League

  • Maine’s Erica Smrcina won two individual events with times of 2:08.88 in the 200-yard butterfly and 58.72 in the 100-yard butterfly at Bryant.
  • Maine’s Kara Capossela remains undefeated on the season as she was victorious in the one meter (249.81) and three meter (263.26) events against Brown.

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

          29 - Swimmer of the Week: Jenni Roberts, New Hampshire                  Diver of the Week: Nicole Zahka, New Hampshire

Nov.   5 -   Swimmer of the Week: Talor Tadena, UMBC
                 Diver of the Week: Kara Capossela, Maine

          12 - Swimmer of the Week: Christa Weaver, Vermont
                 Diver of the Week: Kara Capossela, Maine

          19 - Swimmer of the Week: Christa Weaver, Vermont
                 Diver of the Week: Maggie Preston, Vermont

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