Swimming & Diving |
Oct. 29, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - University of Cincinnati freshman swimmer Jackie Keire (Ontario, Canada) has been named Women's Swimmer of the Week by the American Athletic Conference.
In her second collegiate meet, Keire contributed to six total first place finishes as the Bearcats placed second at the West Virginia Invite. She swam in four individual freestyle events, winning all four. Keire opened the weekend with a win in the 1000-yard freestyle, finishing in 10:09.22, and followed that with a win in the 100-yard freestyle in 50.81.
She won the 500-yard freestyle by a large margin, touching the wall in 4:58.65. She also won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.05. Keire was also part of the 200-yard medley relay and 800-yard freestyle relay that placed third and second, respectively. After picking up four first-place finishes in the season opening meet against Xavier, Keire has 10 total wins through just two meets.
Along with Keire, Louisville's Joao De Lucca was named Men's Swimmer of the Week.
Keire and the rest of the Bearcats will be back in action this Saturday, Nov. 2, when they host Virginia Tech at the Keating Aquatics Center. Diving will get underway at 10:00 a.m. while the swimming portion of the meet is set for Noon.