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CAA Swimming and Diving Honors – Jan. 15

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          Release: 01/15/2013
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RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 15, 2013) - Delaware's Ryan Roberts and Towson's Amanda Barber have been tabbed as this week's CAA Men's and Women's Swimmers of the Week following numerous first-place finishes in dual meets last weekend. George Mason's Nick Guttendorf and Towson's Lyndsey Dickson were named the Men's and Women's Divers of the Week. 

Roberts picked up three first-place finishes in the Blue Hens' victory over Drexel last Saturday (179-121). He posted a time of 1:41.49 to earn top honors in the 200 freestyle, while picking up the victory in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:46.97. Roberts also swam a 1:49.94 in the 200 backstroke to earn first place and set a new pool record. He wrapped up his weekend with a victory as a part of the 400 freestyle relay team (3:08.81).

Barber earned two individual victories in the Tigers' wins over Boston College (246-54) and George Mason (222-78) last Saturday. She captured first place in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.88 and placed first in the 100 freestyle with a time of 52.73. Barber also swam a leg on the winning 200 and 400 medley relay teams.

Guttendorf earns his first CAA men's diver of the week award after posting a first-place finish in the one-meter dive and helping the Patriots to victories over Boston College (201.5-96.5) and Towson (195-99) last Saturday. Guttendorf posted a score of 291.90 to earn the victory in the one-meter dive, while also taking home third place in the three-meter dive with a score of 252.75.

Dickson tallied two first-place finishes last weekend to earn her third CAA women's diver of the week award this season. She scored a 268.90 in the three-meter dive to earn top honors while posting a score of 273.85 to capture the victory in the one-meter dive. Dickson's score in the one-meter dive was her best recorded score this season, and the third best this season in the CAA.