Converse's Russell Named Conference Carolinas Women's Swimmer of the Week

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)