CAA Swimming and Diving Honors – Nov. 13
RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 13, 2012) - William & Mary's Andrew Strait has been named the CAA Men's Swimmer of the Week while the Tribe's Megan Howard and Towson's Kaitlin Burke were named the Women's Co-Swimmers of the Week. Delaware's Luke Winkler and Kristen Congdon were named the men's and women's Divers of the Week.
Strait continued his dominant season this past weekend, capturing two individual events and helping win the 400 medley relay against East Carolina. Strait set pool records while winning the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:53.16 and swimming the breaststroke leg in the 400 medley relay (3:26.61). He also swam 55.95 in the 100 breast, the second-fastest time in school history behind his own record from earlier this season.
Howard collected two individual victories in the Tribe's dual meet against East Carolina last Saturday. She won the 50 free in 24.15 and also came back in the 200 free relay to record the same time on her lead leg, carrying the Tribe to victory. The relay time of 1:35.64 was just off of the pool record. Howard also finished second in the 100 fly (57.19) and second as part of the Tribe's 400 medley relay (3:54.95).
Burke tallied four victories last weekend in the Tigers' 211-82 dual win over George Washington. She won the 200-yard butterfly in 2:06.91 while adding a victory in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.08. Burke also swam a leg in the 400-yard freestyle relay which posted a winning time of 3:33.77 and was a member of the 200-free relay team that finished first with a time of 1:46.16.
Winkler collected a victory in the three-meter dive as the Blue Hens finished 2-0 last weekend with wins over La Salle (195-104.5) and Rider (190.5-109.5). He earned top honors in the three-meter dive with a total of 280.10 points while collecting 245.70 points in the one-meter dive.
Congdon collected two victories as the Blue Hens knocked off Rider (199-101) and La Salle (229-70) last weekend. She tallied 258.85 points to win the one-meter meter dive, and 271.55 points to pick up the win in the three-meter dive.