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Pac-12 announces men's swimmer and diver of the month

Jan 2, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 Conference office announced today that Ryan Hoffer of CALIFORNIA was named Pac-12 Men's Swimmer of the Month and UTAH's Luke McDivitt was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Month for December 2019.

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE MONTH: Ryan Hoffer, Jr., California (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Hoffer had a standout performance at the four-day Minnesota Invitational from Dec. 4-7 as he contributed to three event victories for California. The junior swam the nation's fastest 50-yard freestyle time so far this season (18.98), becoming the only swimmer to break the 19-second mark this year. Hoffer was a part of two relay victories, helping the Golden Bears post times of 1:23.12 in the 200-yard medley relay and 1:16.01 in the 200 free relay, which is also the fastest time in the nation so far this season. Hoffer was also named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Week in February 2018. 

ALSO NOMINATED: Brooks Fail, Arizona

MEN’S DIVER OF THE MONTH: Luke McDivitt, Fr., Utah (Lexington, S.C.)
McDivitt was the Utes’ top performer at the Utah Diving Invitational on Dec. 6-7. The freshman finished the competition taking second in the 3-meter springboard (393.20) and third in the 1-meter (310.10) to help the Utes to a combined first-place finish. He was the only competitor to finish in the top-3 of both events.


Month Swimmer Diver
November Alexei Sancov, USC Youssef Selim, Arizona State
December Ryan Hoffer, California Luke McDivitt, Utah