Cal’s Andrew Seliskar Named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer Of The Month

  0 SwimSwam | February 08th, 2017 | College, Pac-12

The Conference office announced today that Andrew Seliskar of CALIFORNIA was named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer of the Month and UTAH’s Josiah Purss was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Month for January.

Seliskar (McLean, Va.) helped Cal earn dual-meet wins at Arizona and Arizona State, claiming five individual victories in two days. On day two at ASU, he won three events in three different strokes including a top time in the 400 yard IM (3:50.88) that was nearly six seconds faster than the second place finisher. Seliskar holds the No. 2 national time in the 200 yard IM and ranks No. 3 in the 400 yard IM and No. 3 in the 200 yard fly. He is also part of two Cal relays, the 400 and 800 yard free, that rank No. 1 and No. 2 in the country, respectively, as of January 26. California now has 11 all-time monthly accolades.

Purss (Wauchope, Australia) won the 1-meter and placed third in the 3-meter at the UCLA Invitational. He also won the 1-meter and was third in the 3-meter at the Air Force Invitational, as well as winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions at the Utes dual meet against BYU. The Utes took home the team win against the Cougars. This is Utah’s second all-time winner in the category.

ALSO NOMINATED

Swimmer: Tadas Duskinas, ASU; True Sweetser, STAN; Patrick Mulcare, USC.
Diver: Youssef Selim, ASU; Dashiell Enos, USC; Bradley Christensen, STAN.

2016-17 PAC-12 MEN’S SWIMMER AND DIVER OF THE MONTH

Swimmer Diver
November Richard Bohus, ASU David Hoffer, ASU
December Ryan Murphy, CAL Dashiell Enos, USC
January Andrew Seliskar, CAL Josiah Purss, UTAH

News courtesy Pac-12.

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