HIGH POINT, N.C. – Chowan University's Kjahna O has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 3, the Conference announced today. This marks her second SOTW of the season, making her the first Conference athlete to win multiple times.
A senior from Orlando, Fla., O posted a total of five school records, including four individual records, for the Hawks at the SCAD Invite. She would compete in the 200m (2:08.36) backstroke, the 200m (1:58.47), 500m (5:15.92) and 1650m (18:41.29) freestyles in her four individual record-setting events.
O's fifth record-setting performance would come in the 800m freestyle relay, as the team posted a time of 8:10.81. Hse would also compete in the 200m and 400m freestyle relays, finishing with times of 1:40.61 and 3:42.03, respectively.
Also nominated for Women's Swimmer of the Week: Nicola Macdonald (Barton)
2017 Women's Swimmers of the Week
Week One (Oct. 18) – Kjahna O (Chowan)
Week Two (Oct. 25) – Nicola Macdonald (Barton)
Week Three (Nov. 1) – Gabriela Aguiar (Limestone)
Week Four (Nov. 8) – Kleanza Cathers (Barton)
Week Five (Nov. 15) – Tara Stevens (Limestone)
Week Six (Nov. 21) – Macarena Martin Mayor (King)
Week Seven (Dec. 6) – Kjahna O (Chowan)