CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheCCSA.com) – Liberty senior Prudence Rooker (Forest Grove, Ore.) has been named the CCSA Women's Swimmer of the Week for meets contested Jan. 8-14, while Incarnate Word graduate student Savanna Meadows (Austin, Texas) is the Women's Diver of the Week for the second week in a row, the CCSA announced Tuesday.
Rooker played a key role in Liberty's 160-140 win over Marshall last Saturday, winning the 100 and 200 breaststroke events, and swimming on the winning 200 medley relay and 400 free relay. In the 100 breaststroke, she beat her opponent by .06 seconds with a time of 1:04.45. She then claimed the 200 breaststroke in 2:20.37. Both her 100 and 200 breaststroke times were season-bests, with her 200 being the fastest by a Lady Flame this season. Rooker swam 29.07 for the second leg of the 200-medley relay, the fastest 50 breast split of the meet.
Meadows finished in first place with 280.80 points in the 3-meter dive at the Air Force Invitational last weekend. She earned another first-place finish in the 1-meter dive with 262.40 where she beat out competitors from Air Force and Seattle University.
Also nominated for Swimmer of the Week: Lauren Oglesby (Gardner-Webb), Leia Bates (Incarnate Word) and Madison Rogan (UNC Asheville).
Also nominated for Diver of the Week: Jenna Joyal (Liberty).