FIU’s Christie Chue picked up five first-place finishes out of six individual events she competed across two meets against Liberty and Illinois.
SMU’s Jenna Watson, Colin Feehery and Peter Smithson earned weekly honors, as did FIU’s Maha Gouda.
Christie Chue and Maha Gouda claimed the AAC’s weekly awards after strong showings in FIU’s season-opening meet against Miami (FL).
UNC sophomore Aranza Vazquez Montano was one of 10 divers to punch their ticket to Women’s NCAAs on Sunday in Atlanta.
Led by a relay sweep and 13 event victories, FIU won their 8th consecutive Conference USA Championship, scoring 1131.5 points.
Rice freshman Arielle Hayon shattered the meet record in the 100 butterfly to highlight the third day of the 2022 Conference USA Championships.
Following the second day of action at the 2022 Conference USA Championships, FIU has begun to pull away from the pack, racking up a total of 352 points.
The FIU women will vie for their eighth straight Conference USA titles this weekend with Rice hot on their heels.
During the meet, the Panthers won all three events. In addition, two divers qualified for NCAA Zones. They have one more meet before conference championships.
All of FIU’s individual event wins on Saturday came from international students, including three from freshman Christie Chue from Singapore.
Jessica Shpilko of Israel has announced her decision to continue her academic and athletic careers at FIU beginning in the spring of 2022.
Maha Gouda (left) will represent Egypt in diving, while Elinah Phillip (right) will swim for the British Virgin Islands this summer.
Ramirez, a 5-time conference coach of the year in 7 seasons at FIU, replaces Ron Piemonte, who retired after 15 seasons with the Hokies.
Texas leads all women’s teams with four qualified divers and 9 total event entries. But Purdue and Indiana should also score big on the boards.
While the lead swung back and forth, FIU’s diving group bailed them out heading into the 400 free relay, and they took number seven.