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Tarczynski and Kyle Named UAA Swimmer and Diver of the Week

split image of a men's swimmer in a red cap doing butterfly and a men's diver in the air

(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's swimming and diving team swept the University Athletic Association (UAA) weekly honors with senior Aleksander Tarczynski earning UAA Men's Swimmer of the Week and graduate student Jud Kyle earning UAA Men's Diver of the Week following their performances in the dual meet against Washington and Lee University and the diving meet against Kenyon College on Saturday, November 12. The award is the second of the year for Kyle.

Tarczynski swam the 200-yard butterfly for the first time this season and won in a team-best time of 1:54.36. He did the same in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.26 in the Tartans' 192-70 dual-meet win against Washington and Lee University.

Kyle placed second on the 1-meter board and third on the 3-meter board with NCAA regional qualifying scores of 322.88 and 304.43, respectively. Kyle has secured his participation at the NCAA Regional Diving Championships in March with his second qualifying score on each board. His score on the 1-meter is a season-best.

The Tartan swimmers will be at Kenyon for a three-day invitational starting on Thursday, November 17 while the divers will host a two-day invitational starting on Friday, November 18.