Florida, Tennessee Divide Latest SEC Weekly Honors

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Florida, Tennessee Divide Latest SEC Weekly Honors

Florida and Tennessee divided up the latest edition of the SEC Weekly Honors, announced on Tuesday by the conference.

Josh Liendo and Jordan Crooks shared men’s swimmer of the week honors. Liendo was joined by Florida teammates Jonny Marshall and Bella Sims as the men’s and women’s freshmen of the week, respectively, and diver of the week Ana Monroy.

Crooks’ fellow Tennessee swimmer Mona McSharry was named women’s swimmer of the week, while Bryden Hattie was the top male diver.

Liendo starred at the Georgia Fall Invitational. He posted NCAA A cuts in the 50 freestyle (18.61 seconds), 100 free (40.90) and 100 butterfly (44.39). The latter two are the fastest times in the nation this season. The Canadian international contributed to dominant performances in five winning relays.

Crooks likewise won three individual and five relay events at the Tennessee Invitational. The Cayman sprinter went a nation-leading 18.40 in the 50 free, 41.08 in the 100 free and 45.30 in the 100 fly. The first two are NCAA A cuts.

Hattie won two diving events in Knoxville. He scored 411.30 to win 3-meter and a personal best of 490.00 in platform. He was also the runner-up on 1-meter.

Marshall set an NCAA A cut time in the 200 backstroke of 1:38.52 to win in Georgia. He finished fifth in the 100 back in 45.57.

McSharry posted the fastest 100 breaststroke time in the nation in 56.87 to win in Knoxville, a program and SEC record for the Irish international. She finished second in the 50 free in 22.01 and third in the 200 breast in 2:06.64. She and the Volunteers finished second in four relays.

Monroy swept the diving events in Athens. The freshman from Mexico scored 333.70 to win 3-meter, 339.30 on 3-meter and 312.80 on platform.

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