Virginia Claims Three of Four ACC Weekly Awards

by SwimSwam 1

January 07th, 2020 College

Courtesy: ACC Conference

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia’s Kate Douglass has been named the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week, and teammate Sydney Dusel has been selected as the Diver of the Week. Pitt’s Blaise Vera has been tabbed the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week, and Virginia’s Walker Creedon received Diver of the Week honors.

Swimming against No. 14 Auburn in both short course and long course events, Douglass won five of her six races. The freshman from Pelham, New York, won the 50 meter freestyle, 100 yard freestyle, 100 yard individual medley and was part of the winning teams on the 200 yard medley relay and the 400 meter medley relay.

Dusel placed in the top two in four of the five diving events in which she competed, winning the 3-meter competition against Auburn. The senior from Naperville, Illinois, placed second on the 1-meter springboard events at the Tennessee Diving Invite and she finished second in the 3-meter competition against Auburn.

Competing against West Virginia in the Backyard Brawl rivalry, Vera won all three of his races. The junior from Clinton, Mississippi, won both the 50 free and 100 free and was a member of the winning 200 freestyle relay team.

Creedon shined for Virginia at the Tennessee Diving Invite and against No. 23 Auburn. The sophomore from Cary, North Carolina, won the platform competition at the Tennessee Diving Invite and placed in the top seven in four of his five diving events.

ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 1 – Zorry Mason, So., Miami
Oct. 8 – Kate Douglass, Fr., Virginia
Oct. 15 – Grace Oglesby, Sr., Louisville
Oct. 22 – Aryanna Fernandes, So., Florida State
Oct. 29 – Coleen Gillilan, Fr., Notre Dame
Nov. 5 – Abbie Dolan, Sr., Notre Dame
Nov. 12 – Alyssa Marsh, Sr., Duke
Nov. 26 – Kate Douglass, Fr., Virginia
Jan. 7 – Kate Douglass, Fr., Virginia

ACC Women’s Diver of the Week
Oct. 1 – Mia Vallée, Fr., Miami
Oct. 8 – Kelly Straub, Jr., Notre Dame
Oct. 15 – Ayla Bonniwell, Sr., Florida State
Oct. 22 – Molly Carlson, Sr., Florida State
Oct. 29 – Molly Fears, Sr., Louisville
Nov. 5 – Michaela Sliney, Sr., Louisville
Nov. 12 – Ayla Bonniwell, Sr., Florida State
Nov. 26 – Molly Fears, Sr., Louisville
Jan. 7 – Sydney Dusel, Sr., Virginia

ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 1 – Blaise Vera, Jr., Pitt
Oct. 8 – Zach Yeadon, Jr., Notre Dame
Oct. 15 – Vladimir Stefanik, Sr., Florida State
Oct. 22 – Blaise Vera, Jr., Pitt
Oct. 29 – Coleman Stewart, Sr., NC State
Nov. 5 – Blake Manoff, So., Virginia Tech
Nov. 12 – Miles Williams, Sr., Duke
Nov. 26 – Zach Yeadon, Jr., Notre Dame
Jan. 7 – Blaise Vera, Jr., Pitt

ACC Men’s Diver of the Week
Oct. 8 – Austin Flaute, So., Notre Dame
Oct. 15 – Joshua Davidson, Jr., Florida State
Oct. 22 – Joshua Davidson, Jr., Florida State
Oct. 29 – Noah Zawadzki, So., Virginia Tech
Nov. 5 – Daniel Pinto, Jr., Louisville
Nov. 12 – Nathaniel Hernandez, Sr., Duke
Nov. 26 – Nathaniel Hernandez, Sr., Duke
Jan. 7 – Walker Creedon, So., Virginia

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AuggieBuschFan

Dang and the whole ACC had a meet this week too…….

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