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Four Universities Represented in CAA Weekly Awards


Photo Courtesy: Jim Agnew

RICHMOND, Va. – For the primary time this season, the CAA’s weekly swimming and diving awards went to Four scholar-athletes from 4 totally different faculties. William & Mary sophomore Chris Balbo change into the Tribe’s second straight Males’s Swimmer of the Week honoree, Drexel sophomore Anthony Musciano earned his first weekly award of the season as the men’s Diver of the Week, James Madison sophomore Bonnie Zhang picked up the Dukes’ 2nd consecutive Girls’s Swimmer of the Week nod, and UNCW junior Adyson Lowe rounded out the honors along with her 2d Women’s Diver of the Week award this Year.

Men Brief Hills, N.J.

The Tribe’s 1/3 totally different Males’s swimmer to pick up a weekly award this season, Balbo swam in two occasions over the weekend as William & Mary earned a pair of wins at the CAA Pod Meet, defeating UNCW and Delaware in Wilmington. The sophomore, who up to now set the fastest time within the conference this Year for the Four Hundred IM (4:00.02) on Oct. 14, placed 2d in the identical adventure with a time of 4:00.Sixty Two. He also recorded a first-location time of 1:50.74 in the 200-yard butterfly, breaking his personal personal very best for a twin-meet within the experience.

Men’S DIVER OF THE WEEK: Anthony Musciano • Drexel
Sophomore
 Men’s Diver and Men’s Rookie Diver of the 12 Months helped the Dragons win the Thomas Murphy Invitational, hosted by way of Loyola (Md.), over the weekend defeating Johns Hopkins, West Chester and the host Greyhounds. Musciano won the 1-meter board with a ranking of 269.25, and completed 2nd on the 3-meter (242.Forty Five).

Ladies’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK: Bonnie Zhang • James Madison
Sophomore
 played an important role for the Dukes in their sweep of convention opponents UNCW, Delaware, and William & Mary at the CAA Pod Meet hosted with the aid of the Seahawks this previous weekend, winning two person occasions and swimming a leg on JMU’s successful 400 medley relay and 400 free relay groups. The sophomore captured the 100 back in 57.02 and clocked an outstanding time of 51.36 to win the One Hundred free – a new CAA-highest for the event this season. She anchored the Dukes’ first position 400 medley relay squad (3:51.51) and likewise swam the lead leg on her staff’s profitable 400 free relay workforce that touched the wall first in Three:27.88. Zhang is the 2d straight JMU athlete to win the weekly swimming honor.

Girls Huntersville, N.C.

Lowe wins her second weekly diving award of the 2017-18 season and first given that Oct. 18. The sophomore impressed on the CAA Pod Meet, sweeping each diving boards in opposition to Delaware and JMU. She scored 249.Forty to win the 1-meter and 265.35 to seize the highest spot on the 3-meter.

Press free up courtesy of Colonial Athletic Affiliation. 



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