Loew, Lovell, Erwin Named SAA Athletes of the Week

Loew, Lovell, Erwin Named SAA Athletes of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Three members of the Birmingham-Southern men's and women's swimming and diving teams were recognized by the Southern Athletic Association Tuesday.  Sophomore divers Samantha Loew (Colorado Springs, Colo./Air Academy HS) and Matt Lovell (Pelham, Ala./Spain Park HS), along with freshman swimmer Becca Erwin (Duluth, Ga./Duluth HS), were named SAA Student-Athletes of the Week.


This marks the fifth week a Panther has been selected for the weekly honor.


Loew finished in 3rd place in the 1-meter with a personal record score of 225.30 at the Viking Classic to win Diver of the Week for the first time this season.  Lovell scored a lifetime best for a third place finish at the Viking invitational with a score of 192.45 to earn Diver of the Week honors.


Erwin placed first in three individual events at the Viking Invitational in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 breast with times of 25.19, 53.97 and 1:09.34. She also split a 24.26 on the 200 free relay, 1:08.40 on the 400 medley and split a 1:57.99 on the 800 free relay.