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    SEC Swimming and Diving Athletes of the Week

    SEC Swimming and Diving Athletes of the Week (January 28, 2014)

    Male Swimmer of the Week: Marcin Cieslak, Florida

    •    Was the men’s high point scorer of the meet in No. 2 Florida’s 180-117 win against No. 10 Auburn.
    •    Had his hand in four wins, touching first in the 100 fly (47.68) and 200 freestyle (1:36.92) and swimming on the first place 200 medley relay (1:28.00) and 400 freestyle relay (2:56.19).

    Male Diver of the Week: Mauricio Robles, Tennessee
    •    Placed first in the 1-meter and 3-meter dives in Tennessee’s loss at Georgia on Saturday.
    •    Won the 1-meter competition (363.00) for the seventh time this season, winning the competition by more than 50 points.
    •    Won the 3-meter competition (384.23) for the sixth time this season, taking first by 97 points.
    •    It marked the fourth time this season he has swept both boards.

    Male Freshman of the Week: Luke Percy, Tennessee
    •    In Tennessee’s loss to Georgia, won the 50 freestyle for the third time this season and won the 100 freestyle for the fourth time this season.
    •    It marked his second consecutive multi-win dual meet.
    •    Swam a pair of NCAA B –cut times in the 100 freestyle. He has swam a B cut in the race five times this season. Swam under 44 seconds for the second time this season.

    Co-Female Swimmer of the Week: Elizabeth Beisel, Florida
    •    Celebrated senior day with a trio of victories in the No. 8 Gators 173.5-124.5 victory against No. 12 Auburn.
    •    Beat the NCAA “B” cut in all three races.
    •    Touched first in the 200 fly (1:54.60), 200 back (1:55.21) and 200 IM (1:59.20)

    Co-Female Swimmer of the Week: Brittany MacLean, Georgia
    •    In Georgia's win over Tennessee on Saturday, MacLean gave the Lady Bulldogs an early lead with back-to-back wins in the 200 and 1,000 freestyle.
    •    MacLean first won the 1,000 freestyle in a season-best time of 9:36.85, the fastest time in the country this season.
    •    She returned in the next event, the 200 freestyle, and won in 1:46.93.
    •    MacLean also took second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:46.67.
    •    MacLean helped the Lady Bulldogs extend their UGA all-sports home win streak to 88 straight.

    Female Diver of the Week: Paige McCleary, Alabama
    •    In the last home meet of her career, made every dive count, breaking both the school and Alabama Aquatic Center records off the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards last Saturday.
    •    Scored 325.88 on the 1-meter board to break the previous school and facility record of 325.55 that had been held by Alabama All-American and NCAA Champion Lane Bassham since 2004.
    •    After slipping by the 1-meter records, McCleary crushed the 3-meter marks after scoring 377.70 points.
    •    She bettered the previous school record of 366.50 set by Carrie Dragland in 2009 and the Alabama Aquatic Center record of 344.05 set by Tennessee’s Lauren LeRoy in 2008.

    Female Freshman of the Week: Olivia Smoliga, Georgia
    •    In Georgia's win over Tennessee on Saturday, Smoliga won the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.13.
    •    She also placed second in the 100 freestyle in 50.24.
    •    Smoliga led off the victorious 200 medley relay (1:38.39) and anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay (3:21.47).
    •    Smoliga helped the Lady Bulldogs extend their UGA all-sports home win streak to 88 straight.
    •    In Georgia's win over Tennessee on Saturday, Smoliga won the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.13.
    •    She also placed second in the 100 freestyle in 50.24.
    •    Smoliga led off the victorious 200 medley relay (1:38.39) and anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay (3:21.47).
    •    Smoliga helped the Lady Bulldogs extend their UGA all-sports home win streak to 88 straight.