Virginia's McLean, Perdue Claim Weekly ACC Swimming & Diving Honors

Jan. 11, 2011

Virginia's - Lauren Perdue


GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia senior Matt McLean claimed two individual titles and has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week. He is joined by his teammate, sophomore Lauren Perdue, who registered three `B' qualifying times and has been recognized as the league's Women's Performer of the Week.

McLean won both the 200 and 500 freestyle events, while he also took third in the 100 freestyle as the Cavaliers faced No. 15 Tennessee in dual meet action. His first-place time of 1:37.07 in the 200 free met the NCAA `B' standard. The Sterling, Va., native posted times of 4:28.60 in the 500 and 45.09 in the 100. McLean also led off the 400 free relay, guiding the squad to a second-place finish with a time of 1:31.53.

Perdue took first place in three events as Virginia traveled to No. 12 Tennessee. Her winning times of 22.70 in the 50 freestyle, 49.51 in the 100 freestyle and 1:46.91 in the 200 freestyle were each NCAA `B' cuts. The Greenville, N.C., native also led off the Cavaliers' 400 free relay. The squad finished with a `B' time of 3:22.18, good for second place.