Wolst, Atherley Earn Top Swimming and Diving Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – George Washington’s Tommi Wolst and Gemma Atherley were named the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week. Also honored were St. Bonaventure’s Tjaard Krusch and Anna Campos, were named Men’s and Women’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were based
Atherley won all three of her swims Saturday. She picked up a Reeves Aquatic Center pool record with her win in the 200-yard freestyle by finishing in 1:52.38, nearly four seconds clear of the field. The sophomore from Jersey, Channel Islands, also claimed the 500-yard freestyle in 5:03.01 and won the meet-closing 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:38.45.
Krusch, a freshman from Dorshiem, Germany, was the winner of the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard individual medley on Sunday against Binghamton. He swam the 100-yard backstroke in 50.63 and the 200-yard IM in 1:55.50. Krusch was also a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team that finished in 1:33.56.
Campos, a freshman from Toledo, Ohio, set personal best scores and also won both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives. She scored a 284.47 in the 1-meter dive and a 262.72 on the 3-meter board.