Press Release courtesy of the Pac-12
The Pac-12 Conference announced today that ARIZONA STATE’S Cameron Craig was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Week and UTAH’S Nathan Makarewicz was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Week.
Men’s Swimmer of the Week: Cameron Craig, So., Arizona State (Monroe, Mich.)
Craig won three events last week to help No. 10 Arizona State upset the reigning national champions and No. 2 Texas, 162-138, on Jan. 26. The Monroe, Mich., native took first in the 100-yard freestyle (42.97) for the team’s fastest time of the season in the event and finished second in the 200 free (1:36.19). Craig currently holds the school record in each of the two individual events (100 – 41.95, 200 -1:31.71). Craig swam the anchor leg (19.56) of the Sun Devil men’s “A” team in the 200 medley relay that placed first at 1:27.61. The sophomore was also the leadoff leg (19.65) of their final win in the 200 free relay.
Diver of the Week: Nathan Makarewicz, Sr., Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Makarewicz collects his first Pac-12 Diver of the Week honor after helping Utah defeat BYU for the fifth time in six years by a dominating 210-89 margin on Jan. 26. In the 2018 Desert First Duel, the senior finished first in the 3-meter springboard with 315.98 points and the 1-meter springboard with 342.00 points. Makarewicz swept both events for the second weekend in a row after picking up a similar two wins against Denver the week prior.
The Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving/Men’s Diving Championships (Feb. 21-24) and the Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championships (Feb. 28-Mar. 3) will be held at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.
All-session passes for the 2018 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Men’s/Women’s Diving Championships, as well as the Men’s Swimming Championships, are on sale to the general public and can be found at: pac-12.com/tickets.
Swimmer: Brooks Fail, ARIZ; Paul Ungur, UTAH
Diver: Youssef Selim, ASU
2017-18 PAC-12 MEN’S SWIMMER AND DIVER OF THE MONTH
|Swimmer of the Month||Diver of the Month|
|November||Christian Lorenz, ASU||Henry Fusaro, USC|
|December||Justin Lynch, CAL||Dashiell Enos, USC|
|Swimmer of the Week||Diver of the Week|
|Jan. 17||Abrahm DeVine, STAN||Tarek Abdelghany, STAN|
|Jan. 24||Justin Wright, ARIZ||Tarek Abdelghany, STAN|
|Jan. 31||Cameron Craig, ASU||Nathan Makarewicz, UTAH|