HIGH POINT, N.C. – Converse College's Sarah Russell has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week for meets swam during the week of Nov. 12-18, the Conference announced today. It marks her first POTW honor and Converse's second of the season.
A senior from Raleigh, N.C., Russell posted three top-25 finishes, including one top-15 finish at the Marriott Fall Frenzy Invitational. She would finish 13th in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 57.46, while also finishing 21st in the 50-yard freestyle (24.87) and 200-yard butterfly (2:13.50), respectively.
Also nominated for Women's Swimmer of the Week:
Marissa Man (Chowan) - Posted a top-20 finish, top-25 finish and top-40 finish in three 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)
Week Five (Nov. 7) – Olivia Trent (Converse)
Week Six (Nov. 14) – Annika Jasek-Rysdahl (Barton)
Week Seven (Nov. 21) – Sarah Russell (Converse)