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Louisville, North Carolina earn one honor apiece
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Virginia swimmer Courtney Bartholomew and diver Carl Buergler, Louisville swimmer Grigory Tarasevich and North Carolina diver Elissa Dawson were named this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week.
Bartholomew earned Female Swimmer of the Week honors after leading the No. 1 Cavaliers to a 243-105 win over Notre Dame. The senior won three individual events, recording NCAA B-cut times in all three races, while also playing a role in four first-place relay finishes. Bartholomew swam the 100 back in 53.07, the 200 back in 1:55.21 and the 200 IM in 1:59.35. Her 200 free relay team finished with a pool-record time of 1:31.15.
Tarasevich was named Male Swimmer of the Week after helping No. 7 Louisville to a 203-150 win over No. 23 Florida State. The junior posted two individual wins and was a part of two first-place and two second-place relay teams. Tarasevich swam the 200 back in an NCAA B-cut time of 1:45.01 and the 100 back in another B-cut time of 48.02.
Buergler earned Male Diver of the Week honors after posting two first-place finishes to help No. 21 Virginia defeat visiting Notre Dame 182.5-170.5. The senior won the 1-meter event with a score of 324.45 before posting a season-best score of 376.65 in the 3-meter event. Both scores were NCAA zone-qualifying marks.
Dawson earned Female Diver of the Week honors for the fourth time this season after helping No. 12 North Carolina defeat Navy 175-117. The sophomore finished first in the 1- and 3-meter events while also posting NCAA zone-qualifying marks on both boards. Dawson finished with a score of 321.80 in the 1-meter event and 354.15 in the 3-meter event.