Kate Douglass, Evgenii Somov Named ACC Swimmers of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Virginia’s Kate Douglass has been named ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Week, and Florida State’s Samantha Vear has been selected as Diver of the Week. Louisville’s Evgenii Somov has been named ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week, and Florida State’s Joshua Davidson received Diver of the Week honors.
A sophomore from Pelham, New York, Douglass won seven of her eight events in wins over No. 9 Tennessee and No. 11 Alabama. The Cavalier swimmer won the 100 free (47.10), 100 fly (49.73) and 200 IM (1:50.92), in addition to being on the first-place teams for the 200 free relay (1:27.37), 400 free relay (3:11.43), 200 medley relay (1:34.35) and 400 medley relay (3:29.16), clocking NCAA automatic qualifying times in each event. Her time of 1:50.92 in the 200 IM is a new conference record.
Vear swept the springboard events at the Georgia Invite. The freshman from Conroe, Texas, scored a 289.95 on the 1-meter and a 291.00 in the 3-meter competition.
A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Somov won all six events he swam in at the Louisville Invite. The senior won the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM, and was part of the first-place 200 medley, 400 medley and 400 free relay teams. His times in the 100 breast (51.63), 200 breast (1:52.22) and 400 free relay (2:49.55) were all NCAA automatic qualifying times.
Davidson won the 1-meter competition and placed second on the 3-meter at the Georgia Invite. The senior from Tomball, Texas, scored a 353.10 on the 1-meter and a 352.40 in the 3-meter event.
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
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
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
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