Georgia Southern finishes third at CCSA Championships

Kevin Keneely

Georgia Southern’s swimming & diving team traveled to Athens this past week to compete in the CCSA Swimming & Diving Championships.

The team ended the season on a high-note finishing the season with a third place finish at the CCSA Swimming & Diving Championships.

On top of that, Head Coach Nate Kellogg won Co-Swimming Coach of the Year, Dive Coach David Giambra won Diving Coach of the Year, and diver Emma Weisel won CCSA Diver of the Year.

GSU swimmers and divers broke five school records during this meet; Emma Weisel scored a 294.90 in the 3M Diving, Kylee Parsons, Kaylyn Thomas, Athena Cimino and Mykala Arnold finished the 200 Free Relay with a time of 3:24.67, Mykala Arnold recorded a time of 2:04.94 in the 200 IM, Kaylyn Thomas recorded a time of 54.96 in the 100 Fly, Arnold recorded a time of 54.81 in the 100 Back.

Arnold also re-broke her record for the 200 Back with a time of 1:58.52.

Weisel will be competing in the NCAA Diving Zone meet in Atlanta March 7-9, while this previous meet marks the end of the season for the rest of the team.

The team concluded a phenomenal season while going 5-2 during the regular season, 4-0 in conference and finishing in 3rd place in the CCSA Swimming & Diving Championships.