Maryland's Andrew Relihan and Ginny Glover Honored as ACC Performers of the Week
Nov. 17, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two Maryland sophomore swimmers—Andrew Relihan and Ginny Glover—were tabbed the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week, respectively, announced today. Relihan turned in four top-two finishes in helping the men’s team to a win over Towson, while Glover won two individual events in the women’s team’s victories over Towson and UMBC.
Relihan won the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 1:51.73, and came in second in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.55) and the 200-yard individual medley (1:53.57) as the Terrapins split a tri-meet with in-state foes Towson (225-69) and UMBC (148-152). The Brookeville, Md., native’s 1:53.57 performance in the 200-yard individual medley ranks as the 10th-best time in the ACC this season. Relihan also helped the 200-yard medley relay team to a second-place showing in a time of 1:35.26.
Glover won the 100-yard backstroke (56.40) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:56.53) to guide the Terps to a sweep of Towson (184.5-115.5) and UMBC (214.5-85.5). Her backstroke time of 56.40 is the fourth-best mark in the league this season, while her freestyle time is the 10th best. Additionally, the Ellicott City, Md., native helped the 200-yard medley relay team take first place in a time of 1:46.75, while her 400-yard freestyle relay team finished second in 3:28.13.
Both the Maryland men’s and women’s teams will return to action on Thursday, November 19 for the three-day Terrapin Cup at the Eppley Recreation Center in College Park, Md.
The ACC Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week will be announced by 5 p.m. each Tuesday during the season. More ACC swimming and diving information can be accessed at theACC.com.