Louisville’s Albiero, Notre Dame’s Gillilan Named ACC Swimmers of the Week

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January 12th, 2021 ACC, College

Courtesy: ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Louisville’s Nicolas Albiero has been selected as the ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week, and Notre Dame’s Austin Flaute has been named Diver of the Week. The Fighting Irish’s Coleen Gillilan was tabbed as the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week, and fellow teammate Kelly Straub was named Diver of the Week.

A senior from Louisville, Kentucky, Albiero won four events to help the No. 13 Cardinals defeat No. 21 Notre Dame, 152-148. He won the 100 fly and 200 fly events and was part of the first-place teams for the 200 medley and 400 free relays.

Flaute shined in the meet against Louisville, finishing in the top two in both springboard events. The junior from Centerville, Ohio, won the 1-meter competition with a score of 311.03 and placed second in the 3-meter event with a score of 312.45.

A native of Fort Collins, Colorado, Gillilan won three events and placed second in another to help Notre Dame upset No. 14 Louisville, 158-141. The sophomore won the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 IM and was on the second-place 200 medley relay team.

Straub swept both springboard events in the win over Louisville. The senior from Omaha, Nebraska, scored a 325.20 on the 1-meter and a 282.30 in the 3-meter competition.

ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Nov. 3 – Matt Brownstead, Fr., Virginia
Nov. 10 – Hunter Tapp, So., NC State
Nov. 17 – Peter Varjasi, So., Florida State
Nov. 24 – Evgenii Somov, Sr., Louisville
Dec. 8 – Eric Knowles, Sr., NC State
Jan. 12 – Nicolas Albiero, Sr., Louisville

ACC Men’s Diver of the Week
Nov. 10 – Anton Down-Jenkins, Jr., North Carolina
Nov. 17 – Anton Down-Jenkins, Jr., North Carolina
Nov. 24 – Joshua Davidson, Sr., Florida State
Jan. 12 – Austin Flaute, Jr., Notre Dame

ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week
Nov. 3 – Kate Douglass, So., Virginia
Nov. 10 – Sarah Foley, Fr., Duke
Nov. 17 – Jenny Halden, Fr., Florida State
Nov. 24 – Kate Douglass, So., Virginia
Dec. 8 – Katharine Berkoff, So., NC State
Jan. 12 – Coleen Gillilan, So., Notre Dame

ACC Women’s Diver of the Week
Nov. 10 – Maddi Pullinger, Jr., Duke
Nov. 17 – Emily Grund, Jr., North Carolina
Nov. 24 – Samantha Vear, Fr., Florida State
Jan. 12 – Kelly Straub, Sr., Notre Dame

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