Pac-12 announces Women's Swimmer and Diver of the Week
SAN FRANCISCO –The Pac-12 Conference office announced today that Ella Eastin of STANFORD was named Pac-12 Women's Swimmer of the Week and UCLA’s Eloise Belanger was voted Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Week.
WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK: Ella Eastin, Sr., Stanford (Irvine, Calif.)
Eastin set three pool records in her final home weekend at Avery Aquatic Center and collected six first-place victories in No. 3 Stanford’s dual meet wins over No. 20 UCLA, 163-128, and No. 14 USC, 187-107. The senior collected her first-career pool record, which broke a nine-year-old mark, by clocking in at 4:03.23 in the 400-yard individual medley versus the Bruins. Eastin followed up with a win in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:01.40. On Senior Day, she set the facility record in the 200 backstroke (1:52.35) and 200 IM (1:55.36), and also helped the 200 medley relay to a first-place finish.
Also Nominated: Mackenzie Rumrill, ARIZ; Abbey Weitzeil, CAL; Arianna Letrari, OSU; Mackenzie Duarte, WSU
WOMEN’S DIVER OF THE WEEK: Eloise Belanger, Sr., UCLA (Montreal, Quebec)
Belanger won three of the four events she competed in last week. The senior swept the 3-meter and 1-meter with scores of 348.38 and 314.18 points, respectively, in UCLA’s dual meet at Stanford. Her 3-meter dive was also a season-best mark. Belanger posted a third-place finish in the 3-meter against California with a score 285.45 and bounced back to claim first in the 1-meter diving championship, tallying a score of 304.88. She has crossed the 300-point threshold in every 1-meter final she's competed in this year.
Also Nominated: Haley Farnsworth, STAN; Clare Greenlow, UTAH
All-session passes for the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Men’s and Women’s Diving Championships, as well as the Men’s Swimming Championships, are on sale to the general public and can be found at: pac-12.com/tickets.
2018-19 PAC-12 WOMEN'S SWIMMER AND DIVER OF THE MONTH/ WEEK
|Swimmer of the Month||Diver of the Month|
|November||Abbey Weitzeil, CAL||Maria Polyakova, UCLA|
|Swimmer of the Week||Diver of the Week|
|Jan. 23||Taylor McCoy, WSU||Maria Polyakova, UCLA|
|Jan. 30||Katie McLaughlin, CAL||Delaney Schnell, ARIZ|
|Feb. 6||Ella Eastin, STAN||Eloise Belanger, UCLA|
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