CLAREMONT, Calif. – Junior Marco Conati was named the SCIAC Males’s Swimmer of the Week, and senior Kendall Hollimon took the SCIAC Males’s Diver of the Week honor, because the CMS males’s swimming and diving group earned each awards for occasions by means of Sunday, Dec. 9.
Conati and Hollimon helped CMS to a powerful 193-160 win over Pomona-Pitzer in a battle of the highest two applications within the SCIAC. The Sagehens got here in ranked No. 9 within the nation, forward of No. 13 CMS, however the Stags had been in a position to assert themselves because the group to beat in league competitors in 2019-20.
Conati had an particularly memorable two-day meet as he competed in six occasions, three particular person and three relay, and received all six, all of which resulted in new Haldeman Pool information. Individually, he received the 50 free, the 100 free and the 100 fly, whereas he swam the butterfly leg of each medley relays and the primary leg of the 400 free relay, which capped off the two-day meet.
Within the 50 free on Friday, Conati simply edged out teammate Andreas Roeseler, profitable 20.79 to 20.82 as the 2 Stags completed 1-2 within the race, whereas additionally edging the earlier facility document by seven-hundredths of a second. On Saturday, he took a convincing win within the 100 fly, touching the wall in 48.46 to interrupt the previous facility document by .35. He then capped off his particular person swims with a 45.99 within the 100 free, breaking the previous Haldeman document by .09 and profitable the race by .12.
Hollimon, in the meantime, continued in his quest to finish his profession with a person nationwide championship by taking the one-meter and three-meter diving occasions with new pool information. He dominated within the three-meter with 362.75 factors, profitable by nearly 50 and breaking his personal pool document by simply over 30 factors, and added a detailed win within the one-meter with 310.20 factors, a margin of just below 9 factors, and an enchancment of 32 factors over the pool document.
Conati turns into the third totally different CMS swimmer to win the distinction this 12 months, becoming a member of first-years Anderson Breazeale and Joe Zales, who received on Nov. 11 and Nov. 18, respectively. Hollimon, in the meantime, took the Diver of the Week honor for the third time, after additionally profitable on Oct. 28 and Nov. 18.
CMS might be again in motion in a single month after a break for the exams and the vacation season, resuming competitors on January 10 on the Cal Baptist Distance Meet.