Charlotte, N.C.—Freshman Jonas Gutzat (Lappersdorf, Germany/BBS Nuernberg) and senior Pak Lam Wong (Hong Kong/Kowloon Technical School) earned CCSA Swimmer and Diver of the Week honors, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. The awards are the first of the year for each athlete.
Gutzat earned swimmer of the week honors for his strong performance at the Patriot Invitational this past weekend. Jonas earned a first place finish at in the 500 free with a time of 4:34.14. In addition to the 500, he second in the 200 free (1:41.08) and fifth in the 1650 free (16:15.11). Jonas completed his weekend with a second place finish as the anchor leg in the 800 free relay.
Wong took third place in the 3 meter dive, scoring 291.35. He completed the weekend with a sixth place finish on the 1 meter boards. Pak scored a 243.90 to help lead the Retrievers.
The Retrievers are off the rest of the calendar year, and return to the pool on January 10, when they host Howard. The Retrievers and Bison will meet at 1:00 p.m.