North Carolina’s Kelly Weeks, Virginia’s Pete Amstutz Named ACC Swimmers of the Week

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 4. NORTH Carolina's appropriately named Kelly Weeks was selected ACC Women's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week.

Weeks, a junior from Raleigh, N.C., broke the ACC record in the 200-yard butterfly over the weekend, a mark that had stood since 1985. She was clocked at 1:58.03 — .01 of a second better than the 1985 mark.

Weeks' performance helped lead the Tar Heels to an impressive double dual victory over Michigan and Harvard. Weeks also finished second in the 200-yard freestyle with a career best time of 1:49.69 and second in the 100-yard butterfly in 55.90.

In relays, Weeks swam on the 800-yard freestyle relay team which took first place on 7:26.26, on the 400-yard
freestyle relay which took first in 3:29.95 and on the 400-yard medley relay which took second in 3:47.04.

Virginia junior diver Pete Amstutz (St. Joseph, Mich./
St. Joseph) has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week.

Amstutz swept the one and three-meter diving competitions in UVa's 126-101 win over Duke on Saturday (November 2) and set the UVa Aquatic and Fitness Center pool and school record on the one-meter board. It marks the second consecutive week a Cavalier has earned the ACC's weekly award as first-year Fran Crippen garnered the honor last week.

Amstutz set the six-dive one-meter school and pool record in winning that competition with a score of 326.78 points. The previous school record was 315.95 by Derek Husmann in 1993. South Carolina's Andy Bradley set the pool record on the one-meter board (315.53) last week (October 26), only to have Amstutz break the record a week later.

With his performance on the one-meter board, Amstutz qualified for the NCAA Zone B Diving Regionals, which will be held March 14-16 at the University of Auburn. Amstutz was also victorious in the three-meter diving competition against Duke with a season-best score of 285.68 points.

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