GREENSBORO, N.C. -
Georgia Tech sophomore Andrew Kosic and North Carolina junior Stephanie Peacock
have been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Male and Female Swimmers of the Week, announced Tuesday by the conference office. Georgia Tech senior Brandon Makinson and Florida State senior Ariel Rittenhouse were recognized as the Male and Female Divers of the Week.
Peacock led North Carolina to a second place finish in the SMU Classic as the Tar Heels finished ahead of No. 9 Texas, No. 10 Florida, and No. 16 SMU in the rankings and behind only No. 3 USC. The Cape Coral, Fla., native posted the top time in the 500 freestyle with 4:38.39, more than five seconds faster than any other swimmer, and set a new a new meet and pool record by more than three seconds. Peacock anchored the 800 free relay with a split of 1:46.17 as the Tar Heels finished second to Southern Cal's winning time of 7:10.45, going 7:10.98.
This marked the second successive week in which Peacock was named the ACC Women's Swimmer of the Week. She also won the award on October 16 after Carolina's tri-meet with South Carolina and Texas A&M