ACC Swimming and Diving: Three Schools Take Weekly Awards

Louisville and NC State win two honors, North Carolina earns one

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Louisville swimmers Trevor Carroll and Andrea Cottrell, NC State swimmer Alexia Zevnik and diver Rachel Mumma, and North Carolina diver Jack Nyquist were named this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week.

Carroll earned Male Swimmer of the Week honors for the second time this season after leading the Cardinals to a first-place finish in the UofL Invitational. The junior posted three individual and five relay wins, recording NCAA B-cut times in the 100 free, 50 free, and 400 free relay. Carroll played a role on three Louisville relay teams that finished with NCAA A-cut times, including the 800 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay.

Nyquist earned his third Male Diver of the Week honor this season for his performance at the Nike Cup Invitational. The junior finished first out of 21 competitors in both the 1- and 3-meter diving events and recorded NCAA zone-qualifying scores in both. Nyquist finished with a score of 368.75 on the 1-meter board before finishing 52.05 points ahead of the rest of the field on the 3-meter, posting a score of 421.75.

Cottrell finished first in two individual and two relay events to earn her second Female Swimmer of the Week honor this season. The junior finished first in the 100 breast with an NCAA A-cut time of 58.67, posting a pool, meet and school record. In the 200 breast, she logged an NCAA B-cut time along with a pool and meet record. Cottrell’s 200 free relay team also finished in 1:28.20, an NCAA A-cut time and pool record.

Zevnik was named co-Female Swimmer of the Week after finishing with five times that rank in the top 10 nationally. The junior posted first-place finishes and NCAA B-cut times in the 100 back, 200 IM, 100 free and 200 back, while her 400 free relay team finished with an NCAA A-cut time of 3:14.39. Zevnik’s times in the 200 IM and 100 back were also school records in those events,

Mumma earned her second-consecutive Female Swimmer of the Week honor and third this season after posting one top finish and two second-place finishes at the Nike Cup Invitational. The senior finished with NCAA zone-qualifying scores in the 1- and 3- meter events, as well as in the first platform competition of the season. She bested the field by just over 15 points in the 1-meter event and placed second in both the 3-meter and platform events.