Purdue Sweeps Weekly Women's Swimming and Diving Honors

Purdue's Carrie McCambridge had season-best performances on the three-meter and platform at the Minnesota Invitational.

Purdue's Carrie McCambridge had season-best performances on the three-meter and platform at the Minnesota Invitational.

Nov. 23, 2004

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Swimmer of the Week

Christine Leupold, Purdue
SR, Richwood, N.J./Clearview Regional
Leupold collects Swimmer of the Week after posting four top-three individual showings and swimming on two winning relays.  The senior captain recorded personal bests in the 50 (23.11), 100 (50.17) and 200-yard freestyle events (1:48.71) and the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:03.61.  Leupold was also a member of two winning relays, as the 200 and 400-yard freestyle relays posted first-place times of 1:31.85 and 3:22.75, respectively.  All of Leupold's times were NCAA provisional marks.

This is Leupold's first career Swimmer of the Week award. 

Diver of the Week

Carrie McCambridge, Purdue
JR, Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy
McCambridge collects Diver of the Week for the second time this season after the three-meter and platform competitions while finishing runner-up in the one-meter board at the Minnesota Invitational against Conference opponents, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.  The junior scored seasons bests on the three-meter (523.70) and platform (410.40), both of which were well over the NCAA zone standards.  Off the one-meter, McCambridge came in second by just 6.6 points with a score of 293.25. 

This is McCambridge's third weekly award of her career.