Cal’s Justin Lynch Named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer Of The Month

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January 03rd, 2018 College, Pac-12

Press Release courtesy of the Pac-12

The Conference office announced today that Justin Lynch of CALIFORNIA was named Pac-12 Men’s Swimmer of the Month and USC’s Dashiell Enos was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Month for December.

Men’s Swimmer of the Month: Justin Lynch, Sr., California
California senior Lynch swam on four winning relays at the Georgia Fall Invitational to help the Golden Bears win the team title with 1,014 points over Michigan (915) and the host Bulldogs (674). Lynch (Vallejo, Calif.) won the 100-yard freestyle with 42.01 seconds and set the second-fastest time in the nation so far this year that is only two-tenths of a second off the top mark. The time gives the upperclassman his ‘A’ qualifying time for the NCAA Championships. On Day 2, Lynch took second in the 100-yard butterfly clocking in at 45.51. Lynch competed in all four relays- 200 and 400 free, 200 and the 400 medley- and helped set the fastest time in the country this year in all four events. With a weekend sweep of relays, the 400 medley also earned an ‘A’ cut for the postseason with a time of 2:48.42.

Diver of the Month: Dashiell Enos, So., USC
USC senior Enos (Studio City, Calif.) competed in the Utah Diving Invitational Dec. 1-2 and took home first in the 1-meter springboard with 353.10 points. The returning NCAA All-American and 2017 Pac-12 Diver of the Year also finished second the in the 3-meter springboard (402.55). At the USA Diving Winter Nationals, the Trojan duo of Enos and sophomore Henry Fusaro won bronze on the 3-meter synchronized with 730.02 points. Over the week-long meet, Enos finished fifth in the 1-meter springboard final (621.50) and seventh in the 3-meter springboard (1083.55).

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 here.

The Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Men’s/Women’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 Country Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.

ALSO NOMINATED
Swimmer: Justin Wright; ARIZ
Diver:

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

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