Lavell, Perruquet Named ACC Women's Swimmers of the Week -- November 20, 2001
GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 19. MARYLAND'S Elizabeth Lavell and North Carolina's Jessi Perruquet were named ACC Women's Co-Swimmers of the Week Monday.
Perruquet, a sophomore from Danville, Pa., won three events for North Carolina at the Nike Cup. She won those events with ACC-best times in the 50 freestyle (23.37), 100 freestyle (49.96) and 200 freestyle (1:46.24).
Perruquet established career bests in the 50 and 200 freestyles and broke the UNC record in the 200 free that was set in 1995 by Kari Haag at at 1:46.28.
Lavell, a freshman from Annapolis, Md., had a record-setting performance at the Terrapin Cup Invitational. She set three school records en route to winning three events and swam the anchor leg on the winning 800-free relay.
Lavell won the 400 IM (4:19.12), 200 IM (2:02.08) and the 1650 freestyle (16:23.56). Her 1650 freestyle time is tops in the ACC this season, while her 400 and 200 IM times are second best. In just her first semester as a Terrapin, she has set four school records