School:  UNCW

Date:  Oct. 7

Men: 0-1 (0-0 CAA)

Women: 0-1 (0-0 CAA)

Last week’s team results…

  • Men:  9/27 Tennessee, L 167-133
  • Women:  9/27 Tennessee, L 178-116

Next meet:

  • Men: 10/ 12 vs. Old Dominion (in Richmond, Va.)
  • Women: 10/12 at Richmond | Vs. Old Dominion

Men’s Swimmer of the Week Nominee

Name: Valtteri Halonen

Year: Junior

Hometown: Kouvola, Finland

High School: Kuusankosken Lukio

Nominee’s Finish(es)/Time(s): 200 Back (1st/1:54.75); 100 Back (3rd/51.81); 200 Medley Relay (3rd/1:35.54)


Men’s Diver of the Week Nominee

Name: Nate Lane

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Cornelius, N.C.

High School: Lake Norman Charter

Nominee’s Finishes/Scores: 1-meter: 237.75 (2nd)| 3-meter: 213.82 (5th)


Women’s Swimmer of the Week Nominee

Name: Christine Souther

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Bristow, Va.

High School: Osbourne Park

Nominee’s Finish(es)/Time(s): 100 Breast (1st/1:06.22); 100 Free (2nd/54.62); 200 IM (2:10.97)

Notes (personal best, new school record, etc.): Souther set a PR in the 100 Free, besting her previous mark of 56.43.

Team Notes:

The Seahawks hosted nationally-ranked Tennessee in the season opener for both programs … It was the third straight season the Seahawks hosted the Vols … Junior Hannah Stephenson won the 100 Back with a time of 57.55 … On the men’s side, UNCW posted three event wins with Drew Gaertner winning the 50 Free (22.00) and Alex Rayle, a freshman, won the 200 Breast in his collegiate debut.