Pac-12 announces men’s Swimmer and Diver of the Month
CALIFORNIA'S RYAN MURPHY NAMED MEN'S SWIMMER OF THE MONTH
USC’S DASHIELL ENOS TABBED MEN'S DIVER OF THE MONTH
SAN FRANCISCO - The Conference office announced today that Ryan Murphy of CALIFORNIA was named Pac-12 Men's Swimmer of the Month and USC’s Dashiell Enos was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Month for December.
Murphy (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) earned seven first-place finishes in the month of December in the pool, winning seven of his eight events at the Georgia Fall Invitational. His winning times in the 100 (44.61) and 200 (1:38.65) yard backstroke are the fastest of the season to date. Murphy also competed in three winning relays (400 yard free relay - 2:49.84, 200 yard medley relay - 1:23.76 and 400 yard medley relay - 3:03.82) with the Cal squad’s times the fastest in the nation as of Jan. 3, 2017. Murphy’s remaining wins came in the 200 free yard relay (1:16.94) and the 800 yard free relay (6:16.22). He also placed third in the 200 yard IM with a time of 1:42.53. With Murphy’s assistance, Cal won the Georgia Fall invitational. California now has 10 all-time monthly accolades and Murphy now has three all-time after receiving two honors last season.
Enos (Studio City, Calif.) teamed with fellow Trojan Henry Fusaro to win a 2016 USA Winter National title on synchronized 3-meter with 740.67 points in December. He also finished fourth in the 3-meter final with 1136.75 points, just 50 points away from a top-two finish. This is USC’s sixth all-time winner in the category.
Swimmer: Chad Idensohn, ARIZ; Dylan Carter, USC.
Diver: Josiah Purss, UTAH.
2016-17 PAC-12 MEN'S SWIMMER AND DIVER OF THE MONTH
|November||Richard Bohus, ASU||David Hoffer, ASU|
|December||Ryan Murphy, CAL||Dashiell Enos, USC|