NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Davidson’s Walter Dauksher and Fordham’s Amelia Bullock have been named the Atlantic 10 Males’s and Girls’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week, the league introduced Tuesday. George Washington’s George Aspougalis and Davidson’s Shelby Stanley took Males’s and Girls’s Rookie of the Week honors. The awards are for occasions accomplished Dec. 2-9.
Dauksher, a senior from Fort Collins, Colo., helped the Davidson males win the six-team Bucknell Invitational by successful the 200 freestyle and swimming anchor on the successful 800 free relay crew. He earned the highest seed within the 200 free throughout prelims then delivered within the night time session with a successful time of 1:39.17, which is second-best amongst A-10 swimmers this yr. Helped the 800 freestyle relay crew win in 6:43.58. Additionally posted fifth-place finishes within the 100 and 500 free occasions. His 500 time of 4:33.45 is fifth-best within the A-10.
Bullock had an excellent run on the Bucknell Invitational this previous weekend. She began Saturday motion by posting two NCAA “B qualifying times and winning an event. Bullock, a senior from Westport, Conn., took first place in the 100 butterfly in an NCAA “B qualifying mark of 53.64 seconds, whereas taking second within the 100 breaststroke in an NCAA “B” qualifying time of 1:01.95. She was additionally part of the 200 medley relay that positioned second in 1:41.77. On Sunday, she had two third place finishes, one college document, and one NCAA “B” qualifying time. She completed third within the 200 breaststroke in a faculty document and NCAA “B” qualifying time of two:15.50, breaking the earlier mark of two:18.08 by Nele Albers in 2017. She then took third within the 200 butterfly occasion in 2:01.75.
Aspougalis certified for a pair of D finals within the breaststroke occasions on the U.S. Open as one of many meet’s prime 18-and-under opponents. The primary-year from Serres, Greece, completed 38th in 100m breaststroke qualifying on Friday at 1:03.32 earlier than touching second in his remaining warmth at 1:03.94 within the night. He capped the meet Saturday by qualifying 45th within the 200m breaststroke with a time of two:21.60 after which shaving greater than two seconds off his prelim time to take sixth within the D remaining in 2:19.26.
Stanley, a freshman from Roanoke, Va., posted the A-10’s greatest instances in three occasions, was a part of three occasion wins and put her identify on a faculty document on the six-team Bucknell Invitational. She gained the 200 IM in 2:00.43, which set the school-best and is the very best within the league this yr. Stanley additionally gained the 400 IM in 4:18.68, the very best A-10 time and second in Davidson historical past. She completed second within the 200 fly in 2:00.52, narrowly lacking the Davidson document and setting the highest time within the A-10. She swam anchor on the victorious 800 free relay crew that completed at 7:23.38 and was on the second-place 400 medley relay, with the quickest cut up of 54.04 within the butterfly. She completed sixth within the 100 fly at 55.13 and was on two different top-four relays.