Barton's Macdonald Named Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C.Barton College's Nicola Macdonald has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Oct. 22-28, the Conference announced today. This marks Macdonald's first POTW award this season and the second for Barton.

Macdonald, a sophomore from Durban, South Africa, collected four first-place victories and helped the Bulldogs to a pair of victories in a tri-meet with William Peace and King University.

In the tri-meet, Macdonald would win three individual events in the 100-yard freestyle (55.63), 200-yard freestyle (2:04.21) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:37.55). She would then pace the Bulldogs to a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:47.58).


Also nominated for Women's Swimmer of the Week:
Karolina Ostojska (Emmanuel) - Four first-place finishes, one second-place finish and two third-place finishes in seven races.


2018-19 Women's Swimmers of the Week
Week One (Oct. 10) – Nicola Mead (King)
Week Two (Oct. 17) – Kleanza Cathers (Barton)
Week Three (Oct. 24) – Julia Simioni (Emmanuel)
Week Four (Oct. 31) – Nicola Macdonald (Barton)