Courtesy of SAA Sports
ATLANTA, Ga - The SAA released the swimming & diving Athletes of the Week for events competed October 8 - 16 and, after voting among the league head coaches, Sewanee's Andrew Freibert won MSOW, BSC's Chaz Brouilette claimed MDOW, Berry's Josie Hadaway captured WSOW and Centre's Sarah Hayhurst collected WDOW.
SAA Men's Swimmer of the Week - Andrew Freibert of Sewanee
Sewanee's Andrew Freibert debuted in his first meet for Sewanee by winning the 50 free (22.23) the 100 free (48.16) and leading off the 200 free relay with a 22.09 to secure the come-from-behind victory over Centre College.
SAA Men's Diver of the Week - Chaz Brouilette of Birmingham-Southern
Chaz Brouilette of Birmingham-Southern won both the 1 meter and 3 meter at the Derby City Invite. On the 1 meter he tallied 251.47 points and on the 3 meter he notched 202.50.
SAA Women's Swimer of the Week - Josie Hadaway of Berry
Berry freshman Josie Hadaway swam a great trio of events against a strong Centre team. Josie was the Breaststroke leg of the Viking A Medley relay team where her split of 28.59 helped the Lady Vikings to a first place finish. Later in the meet she stepped back up to win the 100 Breaststroke touching in first place at 1:10.19. Josie's final race of the day was the 200 IM where she also finished first with a winning time, and new school record, of 2:13.78.
SAA Women's Diver of the Week - Sarah Hayhurst of Centre
Centre's Sarah Hayhurst (pictured at right) won both 1 meter and 3 meter diving events at Sewanee with scores of 277.70 and 310.90 respectively. She also was a double winner against Berry in 6 dives (265.42) as well as 5 dives (195.15) on one meter.
Other notable performances from around the league:
Caleb Riggs of BSC placed 2nd in both the 100 breast and 200 breast at the Derby city Invite with times of 100.98 and 2:13.88 He also split a 26.9 on breast in the 200 medley relay. Caleb also posted a 4th place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:03.32.
Centre's Logan Oatman was a triple winner against Sewanee, winning the 200 Free (1:52.84), the 100 Back (56.78) and led off the 400 Medley Relay with a time of 54.95. On Saturday he won both of his individual events with times of 2:02.28 in the 200 IM and 54.09 in the 100 Back.
Berry junior Ethan Hawkland in his second season of diving started the season well with two first place finishes in the Vikings meet against Centre. In the first diving event; 9.0, 5 dive list, Ethan took first with a score of 113.20. the second event of diving included the optionals where Ethan also took first with a score of 138.80.
Sewanee's Alec Chennault dove for the first time in college, and won both the one meter (212.65) and the three meter (227.10), events AND then anchored the Sewanee "B" 200 Free relay for a 3rd place against Centre.
Chelsea Chamblee of BSC placed 3rd in the 50 free with a time of 25.07 and 12th in the 100 free with a time of 56.90 at the Derby City Invite. She also split a24.97 on the free in the 200 medley relay.
Centre's Cameron Beach was a triple winner against Sewanee winning the 50 Free (25.53), 100 Free (56.40) and was the anchor of the 200 Free relay (25.34). Cameron was a triple winner again vs. Berry winning the 50 (25.15), 100 Free (56.4) and she anchored the 200 Free relay with a time of (24.5)
Sewanee's Caty Hueske swam her first competition in nearly two years, winning the 200 free (1:59.56), the 100 backstroke (1:02.39) and anchoring the 2nd place 200 free relay (25.14) in a loss to Centre to Centre College.
Sewanee's Noel Whitlock opened her college career with two solid 2nd place finishes in the 1 meter (231.80) and 3m (205.95). Her 1m total was only 14 points off the school record.