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Women’s Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week: November 25, 2019


Swimmer of the Week

Hope Johnsky (Western Connecticut) - Sophomore - Bristol, Conn.
Johnsky posted six individual wins to lead the Colonials to a pair of dual meet wins in as many days. She was first to finish in the 50 (33:01) and 100 (1:13.37) breaststroke, and in the 200 IM (2:29.31 - Personal best) in a 147-98 win over Lehman Saturday, before winning the 1,000 freestyle (12:07.91 - personal best) and the 50 (33.04) and 100 (1:13.24) breaststroke in a 139-107 triumph over Maine Maritime Sunday. The sophomore swam the lead leg for the winning 200 medley relay both days.

Rookie Swimmer of the Week

Danielle Klash (UMass Dartmouth) - Freshman - Gardner, Mass.
Klash was named LEC Rookie Swimmer of the Week for the third time this season after she recorded first place finishes in 500 (5:42.92) and 1,000 (11:49.10) freestyle events for Corsairs in their dual meet at Clark. Her time in the 500 ewas a season-best, and ranks second in the LEC this season.

Diver of the Week

Hannah McKenna (Westfield State) - Sophomore - Methuen, Mass.
McKenna posted scores of 169.75 on the one-meter baord and 168.70 on the three-meter board in the Owls' dual meet at Smith Saturday. She had the third-highest score in both events. 

Previous 2019 Weekly Award Winners

Swimmer of the Week
October 14 - Molly Henry (Western Connecticut)
October 21 - Samantha Dickinson (Keene State)
October 28 - Kerry-Rose Buchanan (Eastern Connecticut)
November 4 - Kelsey Johnstone (Westfield State)
November 11 - Tegan Ruschmeier (Eastern Connecticut)
November 18 - Cammie Turell (Plymouth State)

Rookie Swimmer of the Week
October 14 - Jaelin Jang (Keene State)
October 21 - Jaelin Jang (Keene State)
October 28 - Danielle Klash (UMass Dartmouth) 
November 4 - Danielle Klash (UMass Dartmouth) 
November 11 - Megan Gallagher (Eastern Connecticut) 
November 18 - Morgam Beebe (UMass Dartmouth)

Diver of the Week
October 14 - None Selected
October 21 - No Nominees
October 28 - No Nominees
November 4 - Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)
November 11 - Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)
November 18 - No Nominees