The following are press releases courtesy of the CCSA:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – Florida Gulf Coast’s Lani Cabrera (Barbados) has been named the CCSA Women’s Swimmer of the Week, while Incarnate Word senior Kali Lents (San Antonio, Texas) has been named CCSA Women’s Diver of the Week for meets contested Jan. 5-11, the Conference office announced Tuesday.
Cabrera picked up the first of her two distance wins against Nebraska last weekend in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:21.13. She also won the 500 free with a time of 5:00.19 in the Eagles’ 126-77 win over the Big Ten competitor.
Lents won two events against Southwestern and George Mason in the 1-meter and 3-meter boards. In the 1-meter, she scored 277.86 and in the 3-meter, she scored a 286.65.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – UMBC freshman Jonas Gutzat (Lappersdorf, Germany) has been named the CCSA Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while Incarnate Word’s Brendan Schaffer (Charlotte, N.C.) and UMBC’s Ryan Green (Ellicott City, Md.) have been named the league’s co-divers of the week for meets contested Jan. 5-11, the Conference office announced Tuesday.
Gutzat won the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:39.95 as the Retrievers topped CCSA foe Howard. He also swam the second leg of the winning 200 free relay (1:27.41).
Schaffer won the 1-meter and 3-meter events for the Cardinals against Southwestern and George Mason. He had 287.03 points on the 1-meter and 284.00 on the 3-meter board. Both were his best point tallies on each board this season.
Green took first in the 3-meter diving competition with a score of 302.77. He finished second on the 1-meter, scoring a 273.97.