November 24, 2009

Crockett Named Collegeswimming.com National Swimmer of the Week

Multiple NCAA "A" qualifying times and a school record for Julia Smit (Stanford University) and Multiple NCAA "B" time for Austin Staab (Stanford University) earned them the Counsilman Hunsaker National Collegiate Swimmer-of-the-Week Honors.  Also earning the award were Meghan Donahue (University of Indianapolis), Joaquin Abascal Gallegos (Wayne State University), Sarah Crockett (University of Mary Washington) and Michael Mpitsos (Kenyon College).  The six won the award based on their performances for the week of November 16-22.
 
Crockett (Toano, VA) helped her team to ninth place finish University of Maryland Terrapin Cup Invitational. The junior swam to a fifteenth place finish in the 500 freestyle (5:00.41, NCAA "B" time), a twenty second place finish in the 50 freestyle (24.30, NCAA "B" time), a seventh place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:52.12, NCAA "A" time), an eighteenth place finish in the 100 backstroke ( 58.80, NCAA "B" time and school record) and a twelfth place finish in the 100 freestyle (52.32, NCAA "A" time). Crockett also swam on the eleventh place 400 medley relay (3:58.45, NCAA "B" time), the eleventh place 200 medley relay (1:48.78, NCAA "B" time) and the tenth place 800 freestyle relay (7:43.92, NCAA "B" time).