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UC Santa Barbara Sweeps Swimming Weekly Honors


A pair of UC Santa Barbara swimmers were recognized for their individual efforts last weekend as Chris Peterson and Anne Marie May were named Men's and Women's Athlete of the Week, respectively.

Peterson, a native of El Sobrante, Calif., was stellar for the Gauchos in its tri-meet against Cal State Northridge and UC San Diego. The sophomore had a first place finish inthe 50 free (20.52), a second place finish in the 100 free (45.96) and swam legs on the first place 200 medley relay and 400 free relay contingents. His 50 free time currently ranks in the top 15 in the nation.

May, who hails from Santa Cruz, Calif., also has excellent performances for the UCSB women’s team in the same tri-meet. The senior came away with a pair of individual titles in the 50 free (23.61) and 100 free (51.64) and swam a leg on the first place 200 medley relay and first place 400 free relay.