The American Athletic Conference presented the weekly award Tuesday to Louisville’s Sean Piner as AAC Diver of the Week.
Piner swept the diving events as Louisville earned a victory over conference foe Cincinnati. In the 1-meter springboard the sophomore scored a 267.35, finishing over 30 points ahead of the nearest competitor. He then won the 3-meter diving with a 326.75, recording an NCAA Zone Cut.
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SMU fell to LSU 185-112 in their second dual meet of the season. Freshman Ziga Cerkovnik impressed in his collegiate debut, placing first in the 50-yard freestyle and helping the Mustangs to a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
Cincinnati men’s squad fell to the eighth-ranked Louisville Cardinals 234-65.
Louisville swept two American opponents as they took down Houston and Cincinnati, winning 210-85 over Houston and 211-84 over Cincinnati. Tanja Kylliainen led the Cardinals with first place finishes in the 400-yard IM (recording a NCAA B Cut) and the 200-yard freestyle.
Rutgers earned a 150-150 tie against Illinois and faced two ranked teams in No. 24 Michigan and No. 25 Notre Dame in a competition at Northwestern over two days this past week. Sophomore Joanna Wu led the Scarlet Knights with three first-place finishes over the week.
SMU fell on the road at No. 2 Texas A&M 174-110. Junior Isabella Arcila took first place in the 100-yard backstroke and as a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team.
Houston competed against conference foes Louisville and Cincinnati, falling to both squads