|Swimming & Diving Notebook (10/13)|
Last week’s team results…
· Men: 10/11-12, Vs. Old Dominion (in Richmond, Va.), W 199-152 | Story
· Women: 10/11-12, at Richmond, L 196-156; Vs. Old Dominion, W 190-160 | Story
· Men: 10/19 Emory, 11 a.m.
· Women: 10/19 Emory, 11 a.m.
Men’s Swimmer of the Week Nominee
Name: Valtteri Halonen
Hometown: Kouvola, Finland
High School: Kuusankosken Lukio
Nominee’s Finish(es)/Time(s): 100 Fly (1st, 50.58); 200 Back (1st, 1:52.97); 400 Medley Relay (3:25); 200 Medley Relay (1st, 1:33.54)
Notes: Reigning CA Swimmer of the Week, Halonen continued to shine leading the Seahawks to a win over former conference foe Old Dominion.
Men’s Diver of the Week Nominee
Name: Allen Crosby
Hometown: Matthews, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Christian
Nominee’s Finishes/Scores: 1-meter: 268.30 (1st)
Women’s Swimmer of the Week Nominee
Name: Hannah Stephenson
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Leesville Road
Nominee’s Finish(es)/Time(s): 100 Back (1st, 56.33); 200 Back (1st, 2:03.11); 200 Medley Relay (1st, 1:46.26)
Notes (personal best, new school record, etc.): Stephenson keyed the Seahawks in their win over Old Dominion with a pair of individual event wins and swimming a leg of the winning 200 Medley Relay.
The Seahawks moved into the win column as both teams topped former conference rival Old Dominion over the weekend in Richmond … UNCW earned 10 event wins in the men’s dual meet and the women added five, including three from Stephenson … Freshman Allen Crosby earned his first board win, taking the 1-meter with 268.30 points … Senior Michael Baric added four wins for the men, winning the 200 IM and 100 Backstroke and later swimming on the 200 Medley and 400 Free Relays … Senior Gabe Thran swam the anchor leg of four winning relays … Adding wins for the UNCW women were Rachel Sears (50 Free) and Christine Souther (100 Breast) …Freshman Ross Wyand claimed first-place in the 400 IM … UNCW improved to 19-14 versus the ODU women and 21-14 on the men’s side … The Seahawks dropped to 12-9 against Richmond in women’s swimming all-time.