Centre's Martin, Grove Pick Up National S&D Recognition

Centre's Martin, Grove Pick Up National S&D Recognition

DANVILLE, Ky. (via CentreColonels.com) - Earlier today CollegeSwimming.com released its weekly conference award winners for the final week of the regular season and Centre swept the honors in the Southern Athletic Association as junior Noah Martin (Spartanburg, S.C.) and freshman Chloe Grove (Bucyrus, Ohio) earned the weekly awards for meets held through Jan. 27.

It is the third SAA weekly award for Martin during his fantastic junior season, the first from CollegeSwimming.com. Martin picked up a win for Centre against Asbury in his signature event, the 100-yard butterfly, posting a time of 51.11. Martin also finished with a time of 22.36 in the 50-yard freestyle for a second place finish as the Colonels defeated Asbury in their regular season finale.

Chloe Grove won the first weekly swimming award of her collegiate career after a dominant performance in Centre's victory over Asbury on Jan. 27. Grove won the 100-yard freestyle in 55.32 as well as the 1000-yard freestyle in 11:00.16. Grove was also part of Centre's winning 200-yard freestyle relay squad, completing her leg of the race in 26.26.

The Centre swim teams will return to action on Feb. 8-11 as they compete in the SAA Championships in Birmingham, Ala.


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