Comerford Presented with Louisville’s Igniting Performance Award

The Louisville Cardinals celebrated a historic 2016-17 season, which saw 24 school records fall, at their annual banquet. Among this year’s award recipients was NCAA champion Mallory Comerford, who put on a stunning performance at the NCAA championships to tie Katie Ledecky for the 200 free title. Comerford recieved multiple awards, including the Igniting Performance Award, Most Memorable Performance Award, and the Rick Hill Award.

All-Americans Grigory Tarasevich and Marcelo Acosta earned a pair of awards each. Tarasevich took home the Academic Award and the Rick Hill Award. Acosta, on the other hand, was the recipient of the Most Memorable Performance Award and the Igniting Performance Award for his efforts.

Full List of Louisville Swimming & Diving 2016-17 Awards:

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Lauren Neidigh

Lauren Neidigh is a former NCAA swimmer at the University of Arizona and the University of Florida. She got her M.S. in Criminology from Florida State and seems exceptionally confused about which team she should cheer for during the college football season. Lauren is currently a coach at Loggerhead Aquatics …

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