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Centre swim teams take home two SAA weekly awards

Centre swim teams take home two SAA weekly awards

ATLANTA - On Wednesday night the Southern Athletic Association released its weekly awards from swimming and diving and Centre came away with two of the four possible awards as freshman Jimmy Kelley (Cincinnati, Ohio) won the Men's Swimmer of the Week award and senior Sarah Hayhurst (Newburgh, Ind.) earned the Women's Diver of the Week honors for meets held through Oct. 8.

Jimmy Kelley swam the 100-yard backstroke at the Derby City Invite at the University of Louisville in a time of 54.66. He also posted a 200-yard backstroke mark of 2:00.26 and a 200-yard butterfly time of 1:58.06. Additionally, Kelley was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team where he posted a split at 48.68.

Sarah Hayhurst kicked off her 2017-18 diving season with wins in both the 1 and 3-meter events at the Derby City Invitational. She scored 285.85 points on 1-meter board and finished with a 264.10 total at the 3-meter height.

The Centre swim teams will return to the pool on Friday when they travel to Lexington, Va. for a dual meet against Washington & Lee and Mary Washington.