UW Swimming and Diving Earns Weekly MWC Recognition
Jan. 8, 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
Cowboy sophomore Scott Usher has been named Mountain West Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week, while Cowgirl junior Channing Kimball has been named Mountain West Conference Women's Diver of the Week.
Usher, a Grand Island, Neb., native, swam to a first-and second-place finish and was part of the third-place 400-yard medley relay team, as the Cowboys split a double-dual meet against Arizona State (L, 212-75) and Missouri (W, 143-136) in Tempe, Ariz., January 4. He started the meet winning the 100-yard breaststroke and placing second in the 200-yard breaststroke with times of 57.00 and 2:04.67, respectively. Usher completed the meet by being part of the third-place 400-yard medley relay team, posting a time of 3.27:04.
Kimball, a Chattanooga, Tenn., product, placed third in the 3-meter diving event with a score of 206.10 in a double-dual meet against No. 18 Arizona State and No. 21 Missouri in Tempe, Ariz., January 4. This was her highest finish thus far this season.