SMU’s Dalbo, Cincinnati’s Exton Named AAC Swimmers of the Week

by SwimSwam 2

February 02nd, 2021 AAC, College

Courtesy: American Athletic Conference

IRVING, Texas – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly men’s and women’s swimming and diving honors, for the week ending Monday, Feb. 1.

Men’s Swimmer of the Week

Connor Dalbo * Jr. * SMU

Dalbo was a triple winner during an SMU dual meet with Missouri on Jan. 30, taking the top spot in the 100 breaststroke (:54.70), the 200 breaststroke (1:58.17) and the 200 IM (1:49.38). His 200 breaststroke time was an NCAA top-10 time this season and was good enough for an NCAA B-cut.

Men’s Diver of the Week

Parker Hardigree * Jr. * SMU

Hardigree turned in a pair of NCAA marks and personal bests during a strong showing in the dual meet with Missouri. He scored 354.98 points in the 1-meter dive to achieve an NCAA Zone standard score in a runner-up effort. Hardigree won the 3-meter event with 381.30 points and an NCAA Zone score.

Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Maddie Exton * Sr. * Cincinnati

Exton was a double-winner individually in a dual with rival Xavier on Jan. 29, clocking event wins in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:49.35 and the 50 freestyle with a time of :23.38. Her 200 free showing ranked third thus far in The American this season.

Women’s Diver of the Week

Paige McKenzie * Fr. * Tulane

McKenzie finished on the podium twice in a dual matchup with West Florida on Jan. 30, winning the 1-meter competition with a score of 272.55. She placed second off the 3-meter board with 245.85 points.

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Thezwimmer
11 months ago

Anyone know what the AAC is doing moving forward in mens swimming? They only have two teams!

Braden Keith(@braden)
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Reply to  Thezwimmer
11 months ago

There have been early discussions about the teams joining other conferences, but the last I heard, that’s all been stalled until things resume some form of normalcy.