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TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Athletes of the Week Announced

TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Athletes of the Week Announced

ARLINGTON, Texas Air ForcesWen Zhang and Alex Kenyon have been named the Western Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer and Diver of the Week, for the competition week ending on Jan. 17.  

Zhang, a senior from Dothan, Ala., contributed four first-place finishes to guide Air Force to a meet win over Wyoming and Colorado School of Mines. Zhang was the victor in all four freestyle races. In the 50 freestyle, Zhang won the event after clocking at 20.68. The senior standout was also the winner in the 500 freestyle, winning the race after touching out at 4:41.18. Zhang was also the top finisher in the 100 freestyle (45.41) and the 200 freestyle (1:41.08).  

Kenyon, a sophomore, contributed two first-place finishes to guide Air Force to a meet win over Wyoming and Colorado School of Mines. Kenyon took home first place in the three-meter dive having accumulated a total of 338.15. Kenyon also won the platform dive with a score of 264.65. The sophomore concluded his weekend with a fourth-place score of 223.70 in the one-meter dive. 

2022 TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Swimming and DivingWeekly Awards 

Men's Swimmer of the Week 
Wen Zhang, Air Force (Jan. 18)  
Vitaly Kostin, Grand Canyon (Dec. 7) 
Wen Zhang, Air Force (Nov. 23)  
Wen Zhang, Air Force (Nov. 9) 
Adnan Beji, So., UNLV (Oct. 26)  

Men's Diver of the Week 
Alex Kenyon, Air Force (Jan. 18)
Isaac Poole, Grand Canyon (Dec. 7) 
Payton Lee, Wyoming (Nov. 23)  
Dima Tereschenko, UNLV (Nov. 9) 
Gael Jimenez, Fr., California Baptist (Oct. 26) 

    

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