UNC Asheville’s Carlton, Liberty’s Herndon Earn CCSA Weekly Swim & Dive Honors

Courtesy: The CCSA

Charlotte, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – UNC Asheville’s Delaney Carlton earned the CCSA Swimmer of the Week honors. While Liberty’s Mary Herndon earned the CCSA Diver of the Week Honors, announced Tuesday by the league office.

CCSA Swimmer of the Week

Delaney Carlton, UNC Asheville

Senior | Lilburn, GA

1st 400 Medley Relay, anchor leg, 51.31 (broke pool record)

1st 50 Free, 23.61
1st 200 Free Relay, anchor leg, 23.25r
2nd 200 Medley Relay, lead off, 26.38 (new lifetime best)

1st 100 Backstroke, 56.76 (new lifetime best) 1st 100 Free, 51.40

Carlton led the way for Asheville’s swimmers in a 233.5-119.5 win over Georgia Southern over the weekend. She logged five first-place finishes, set two lifetime best times in the 200-yard medley relay and in the 100-yard backstroke. She also broke the pool record in the 400-yard medley relay.

CCSA Diver of the Week

Mary Herndon, Liberty

Freshman | Lugoff, S.C.

 Competing vs. VMI, Liberty W, 164-109

One-meter diving (6)/250.28/2nd place Three-meter diving (6)/309.75/1st place

Mary Herndon had her best meet as a collegiate diver so far, winning three-meter diving with an NCAA Zone qualifying score of 309.75 in Friday’s meet against VMI. She is the first Lady Flame to qualify for Zones on three-meter this season, and her 309.75 places her second on Liberty’s all-time top 10 performers list in the event. Herndon improved by more than 30 points from her previous collegiate best three-meter score of 273.75 from the West Virginia Invite in November. On Friday, she outscored her closest competitor by 65.1 points. Later in the meet, she scored a season-best 250.28 one one-meter, placing second.

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