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Pac-12 Men's Swimmer of the Week - Feb. 16, 2022

Feb 16, 2022

MEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK: Vaggelis Makrygiannis, So., USC (Athens, Greece)

  • The Tokyo 2020 Olympian emerged victorious in both backstroke events to guide USC to a 164.5-96.5 victory over Utah to wrap up the regular season. 
  • The sophomore claimed individual victories in the 100-yard backstroke (47.58) before later returning to take the 200 back with a time of 1:45.55. 
  • He also contributed to USC's winning 200 medley relay (1:26.50) as he swam the backstroke leg for the Trojans.

ALSO NOMINATED: Finn O'Haimhirgin, Utah.


Month/Week Swimmer Diver
November Ben Dillard, USC Sean Wang, USC
December Destin Lasco, California N/A
Jan. 26 Leon MacAlister, Stanford Conor Casey, Stanford
Feb. 2 Ivan Puskovitch, USC Tony Chen, Utah
Feb. 10 Andrei Minakov, Stanford Sean Wang, USC
Feb. 16 Vaggelis Makrygiannis, USC N/A