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Women’s Swimming & Diving Athletes of the Week: February 4, 2019

women's swimming & diving athletes of the week for February 4, 2019

Swimmer of the Week

Kelsey Johnstone (Westfield State) – Junior – Southwick, Mass.
Johnstone was named LEC Swimmer of the Week for the second time this season after winning the 50 backstroke with a time of 29.87 second and the 100 backstroke in 1:05.44 as Westfield State swam to a 136-117 win over Western Connecticut in the Owls' final event of the regular season Saturday. She was also a member of the runner-up 200 medley relay (2:09.49).

Rookie Swimmer of the Week

Hope Johnsky (Western Connecticut) – Freshman – Bristol, Conn.
Johnsky was named LEC Rookie Swimmer of the Week for the first time this season after recording four victories the Colonials regular season finale against Westfield State Saturday, taking home individual top honors in the 100 individual medley (1:10.02), 200 breaststroke (2:46.91) and 500 freestyle (6:05.88), and swimming a leg on the winning 200 freestyle relay (1:50.62).

Diver / Rookie Diver of the Week

Brianna Feldman (Keene State) – Freshman – Glastonbury, Conn.
Feldman swept this week's diving awards after placing second on the 1-meter board with a score of 308.05 and taking third on the 3-meter board with a score of 294.85 at Worcester Polytechnic Institutes Tech Sprints Saturday. The marks her first LEC Diver of the Week award for the now seven-time LEC Rookie Diver of the Week.

Previous Weekly Winners

Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 16 – Katie Brandeberry (Keene State)
Oct. 22 – Katie Brandeberry (Keene State)
Oct. 31 – Megan Lasto (Eastern Connecticut)
Nov. 5 – Megan Lasto (Eastern Connecticut)
Nov. 12 – Megan Lasto (Eastern Connecticut)
Nov. 19 – Kelsey Johnstone (Westfield State)
Dec. 3 – Katie Brandeberry (Keene State)
Dec. 10 – Kait Kelly (Westfield State)
Jan. 7 – Olivia Sosnoski (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 14 - Cammie Turrell (Plymouth State)
Jan. 21 – Molly Henry (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 28 – Megan Lasto (Eastern Connecticut)

Rookie Swimmer of the Week
Oct. 16 – Maddie Kovach (UMass Dartmouth)
Oct. 22 – Wenona Alexander (Rhode Island College)
Oct. 31 – Wenona Alexander (Rhode Island College)
Nov. 5 – Maddie Kovach (UMass Dartmouth)
Nov. 12 – Ellie Wilson (Plymouth State)
Nov. 19 – Athena Sampalis (Rhode Island College)
Dec. 3 – Athena Sampalis (Rhode Island College)
Dec. 10 – Maddie Kovach (UMass Dartmouth)
Jan. 7 – Molly Henry (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 14 – Mary McBride (Rhode Island College)
Jan. 21 – Molly Henry (Western Connecticut)
Jan. 28 – Maddie Kovach (UMass Dartmouth)

Diver of the Week
Oct. 16 – Jessica Masotta (Keene State)
Oct. 22 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)
Oct. 31 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)
Nov. 5 – Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)
Nov. 12 – Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)
Nov. 19 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)
Dec. 3 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)
Dec. 10 – Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)
Jan. 14 – Casey Allaire (Plymouth State)|
Jan. 21 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)
Jan. 28 – Monique Groux (Westfield State)

Rookie Diver of the Week
Oct. 16 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Oct. 22 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Oct. 31 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Nov. 12 – Hannah McKenna (Westfield State)
Nov. 19 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Dec. 3 – Kaylin Carpenter (Westfield State)
Jan. 14 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Jan. 21 – Brianna Feldman (Keene State)
Jan. 28 – Hannah McKenna (Westfield State)